No matter what crix and the blogosphere had to say about the Aug. 12 finale of HBO's super-strange drama "John From Cincinnati," the last seg of David Milch's now-departed skein marks the arrival of…
News Corp. veteran Chase Carey has inked a new three-year deal to stay at the helm of satcaster DirecTV.
Before the weekend, "The Simpsons" was already one of the most profitable franchises in News Corp.'s arsenal, having generating an estimated $2 billion for the conglom since Homer and company first…
The headlines from this year's upfront television-advertising sales frenzy have been just what broadcast and cable network execs wanted to see.
PBS docu series "Frontline" has bagged a $5 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Coin is earmarked to help the series and its companion newsmag "Frontline/World"…
From the moment NBC Entertainment prexy Kevin Reilly made his hasty exit from the Peacock in late May, there was speculation that he would wind up on the Fox lot, and for good reason. Industry…
Tribune Co. has set Aug. 21 as the date for its special shareholders meeting to vote on the agreement to take the Chicago-based newspaper and TV company private in a takeover led by real estate mogul…
Private equity giant Carlyle Group is in talks to buy out U.K. cabler Virgin Media in a deal that would value the company at around $20 billion.