Pay TV has long been the smallscreen's bulletproof business model: Subscribers pay their $10-$15 a month, and the nets are free from the tyranny of advertiser concerns and overnight ratings scrutiny.
If it works, they'll look like geniuses. If it doesn't, it will amount to a big ding, at least in the short term, to the bottom lines of Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM.
Murder, adultery, thievery, family intrigue and great costumes: Sounds like grist for a pay cable drama, and that's what scribe-helmer Neil Jordan intends to make of the infamous Borgia clan for…
Helmer Adam Shankman will be a regular presence on "So You Think You Can Dance" this season.
ABC Family has given a 10-episode renewal to its laffer "10 Things I Hate About You."
Veteran studio exec and producer John Calley has been tapped to receive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' prestigious Thalberg Award.
Craig Ferguson's "American on Purpose" is spot-on in its observations on his adopted homeland.
John Calley, veteran studio exec and producer, has been tapped to receive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' prestigious Thalberg Award.
Craig Ferguson is closing in on a deal with CBS and David Letterman's Worldwide Pants that will keep him at the helm of "The Late Late Show" through the 2011-12 season.
Media buyers and blue-chip advertisers have joined forces to fund research initiatives.
Maura Tierney has bowed out of NBC's "Parenthood," citing her ongoing treatments for breast cancer.