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Critical Studies in Television: scholarly studies of small screen fictions
Editorial board: Kim Akass, Stephen Lacey, David Lavery, Janet McCabe, Robin Nelson and Rhonda V. Wilcox.


Online access to television companies as well as other relevant links concerning the television industry.




Lists national and international TV and radio broadcasters, together with other relevant links.

EMC Intertel.
International television history digest. Carries features on television from around the globe.

Mondo Times.
The Worldwide Media Guide.

TV Link.
Contains over 900 links related to the film and television industries.

Television Networks.
Encyclopedic information on television networks from across the globe, from Wikipedia.

TV Stations around the globe.

TvRadio World.
Online broadcast directory and listing of radio and television stations across the globe. Including:
Region 1 (North and South America including the Caribbean);
Region 2(Asia, Middle East and Oceania); and
Region 3 (Europe and Africa).


Africa and the Middle East:


Télévision Algérienne (Algerian Television).


La Télévision du Burkina(Burkinafaso).
In French.

CRTV (Cameroon Radio and Television).
In French.

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.

IRTV Communications.
Iranian Television Broadcasting.

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting.
In Arabic.

Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation.

M-Net. South African Television Network.

Nile TV (Egypt).
In Arabic.

Nigeria: Television Stations.

Oracle Television Production.
Oracle Television Productions is a South African based documentary production company.

RTI (Radio Télévision Ivoirienne).
Ivory Coast. In French.

Tunisia National Television.
In French and English.

Arab Media: Television.
Including articles on Arab television as well as television online.

Arabic Television. Listing.

African TV Network.

Middle East Connections: Media.
Online web resources prepared by Ohio State University College of Education.

Middle East Media Guide.

Middle East Online.
Arabic TV and Radio.




ABS-CBN (Philippines).

Asia Pacific Television.

Asia and Pacific cable and satellite markets.
Report prepared by Media Partners Asia Ltd.

AsiaSat - Asian Satellite Telecommunications Company.

CETV (Mandarin).
24-hour family-oriented channel broadcasting satellite TV programmes in Mandarin across Asia.

CCTV - Chinese Central TV.


NTV - Nippon Television Network Corporation.
Bilingual site in Japanese and English.

SETIndia (Sony Entertainment Television in India).
Satellite TV channel, with broadcast coverage into all of Asia, large parts of Africa and Europe.

STAR TV (Satellite Television for Asian Region).
"Launched in 1991 with five television channels, STAR pioneered satellite television in Asia and in the process catalysed explosive growth in the media industry across the entire region." For further details on STAR TV, see Asian Satellite Delivery Service, by Joseph Straubhaar.

TBS: Broadcast Satellite and Television for Asia.
Archive about broadcasting in Asia.


Australia and New Zealand:


Aboriginal Peoples Television Network.

ABC Online (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).
ABC Online provides a diverse range of information, entertainment and interaction drawing on the ABC’s television, radio and other production activities including the ABC Shop.

Arena: The Art of Television.
Pay television company.

NBN Online.
NBN Online is the gateway to the NBN Television Network, Australia’s highest rating television network and independent affiliate of the Nine Network.

Network Ten.

Seven Network Australia.

Special Broadcasting Service (SBS).
SBS is a national, public broadcaster with a special mandate to reflect the multicultural nature of Australian society. The principal function of SBS is to provide multilingual and multicultural radio and television services that inform, educate and entertain all Australians and, in doing so, reflect Australia's multicultural society. SBSi is responsible for commissioning a wide range of quality Australian drama and documentaries for screening in prime time on SBS Television.

Television New Zealand.

Australian Film Commission.
Industrial links for Australian television.


Mainland Europe and Scandinavia:


French and German cultural channel.

National channel in Flemish (Belgium).

CNBC Europe.
Europe’s leading business and financial news channel.

Canal+ (France).

Digital TV in Europe.
Report 2000. Germany.

European Audiovisual Directory.
Searchable database of television companies in Europe.

TV1 (France).
European television network based in France.

National channels in the Federal Republic (Germany).

ARD Erstes Deusches Fernsehen (Germany).

National channels in Denmark.

National channels in Italy

Italia 1 (Italy).

Ríkisútvarpiđ RUV – Iceland’s National Broadcasting Company.

Netherland 1 (the Netherlands).

Pan-European television.

National channels in Spain.

Spanish television channels.

SF1 and SF2 (Switzerland).

Sveriges Television (svt) – the Swedish Television Company.

TV Slovenija - MCR and CNCT national broadcaster (Slovenia).

TV5 (France).

YLE (Finland).

TV France International.
News and directory for the French television industry.

Portuguese television companies.
Comprehensive listing.

Report on Regional Public Television in Europe.
Report prepared by Circom on regional public television in Europe (Albania, Belgium, Bosia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden).

What Satellite and Digital TV.
News and information on European satellite networks.

Zona Europa.
Comprehensive listings for European networks as well as general online resources on European broadcasting.


North America:

ABC (American Broadcasting Company).

Arts and Entertainment (A&E) Television Network.

BET – Black Entertainment Television.

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Company).

CBS (Columbia Broadcasting Service).

CNN – Cable News Network.


CTV (Canada).

Comedy Central.

Court TV.

Disney media networks.
Including ESPN, ABC television network, Touchstone Television, Buena Vista Television.

Fox Television Network.

FX Networks.

HBO (Home Box Office Entertainment).

Lifetime – Television for Women.

South Asian Television Network in America.

NBC (National Broadcasting Company).


PBS Online.

Warner Bros. Television.

The WB.


Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB).
"The CAB is the national voice of Canada's private broadcasters, representing the vast majority of Canadian programming services, including private radio and television stations, networks, and specialty, pay and pay-per-view services."

International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
"Created to globally expand the exchange of ideas, information and professional expertise among television executives, The Foundation of The International Academy strives to enhance industry contacts among individuals and television organizations."

Lifetime TV.com. Television for women.

Multichannel News Online.
Weekly source for cable television and telecommunication news.

National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
The Academy is "dedicated to the arts and sciences of television and the promotion of creative leadership for artistic, educational and technical achievements within the television industry."

National Association of Broadcasters. Television.

Nielsen Media Research.
"Nielsen Media Research is the world-famous TV Ratings company. Active in more than 40 countries, we offer television and radio audience measurement, print readership and custom media research services. In the United States, Nielsen Media Research provides television audience estimates for broadcast and cable networks, television stations, national syndicators, regional cable television systems, satellite providers, advertisers and advertising agencies."

Comprehensive listings for networks and specialty broadcasters in the United States.

Women in Film and Television – Toronto.
"Women in Film and Television - Toronto is a leading internationally affiliated industry organisation that recognises, trains and advances women in screen-based media. WIFT-T offers a year-round slate of skills development, networking events and industry awards, providing the tools to succeed in Canada's global entertainment industry.


South and Central America:

Directorio TPD: Las páginas amarillas en América Latina son rojas.
Directory of Television Production and Distribution for Latin America.

Televisión en Espańol.
Listing from Google.

Latin America Television.
List of programmes and personalities.

Television in Latin America.
Comprehensive listing of Latin American Television (regional resources, programming and distributors, television networks listed according to country) produced at the University of Texas at Austin.


United Kingdom and Ireland:

BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation).

Channel 4.

ITN (Independent Television News).

ITV (Independent Television).

ITV Regions.
Regional television companies in the UK.

RTE. Irish Public Service Broadcasting.

S4C (Wales).

Lion Television.
Independent production company based in the UK.

British production companies (listings).

BUBL UK: television and radio.
Links to television and radio companies in the UK.

British Academy Film and Television Arts (BAFTA): television.

Royal Television Society. Television offers indispensable analysis and contributions from the leading practitioners in the broadcasting industry. First published in 1928, Television is published 10 times a year and is free to members of the RTS. Individuals and institutions can also subscribe.