It is not uncommon in wealthy Asian countries such as Japan and Hong Kong to see perfectly functional TV sets left out in the street for the garbage collectors to pick up -- their faddy, tech-savvy…
Argentina's biggest media conglom Grupo Clarin is preparing to go public. The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange has approved its initial public offering and now Clarin is seeking the go-ahead from the…
Following the huge success of "Halo 3," the makers of that videogame are ankling their corporate parents at Microsoft.
Cape Town Community Television will become the second community TV station in the country in February following the July launch of Soweto TV, which broadcasts live daily to the million residents of…
Warner Bros. has made a preemptive bid for bigscreen rights to "Shining City," an upcoming tome about a milquetoast dad who unwittingly inherits a prostitution ring.
Dennis Miller is teaming with "Hell's Kitchen" producer Arthur Smith to launch a weekly sports-themed gabber for cabler Versus.
From royalty to reality: Lifetime has picked up a nonscripted pilot chronicling the exploits of thesp LisaRaye McCoy-Misick as she adapts to life as the first lady of Turks and Caicos Islands, a…
Nearly 15 years after "The X-Files" launched, Fox is looking to scare a new generation of viewers with "Fringe," a spooky skein from the minds of J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.
It's no secret that kids watch oodles of television, but they're increasingly turning their attention to the Web, so savvy networks are finding ways to reach young viewers online. Sites allow fans to…
Universal has bumped "Leatherheads" into next year to give injured director-star George Clooney time to incorporate additional footage and honor previous commitments.
Showtime is filling its prescription for "Possible Side Effects." Cabler has officially greenlit production on a pilot for the hourlong drama, which hails from exec producers Tim Robbins and Elaine…