Number-crunching always yields contradictory results. For example, Fox Searchlight's "Once" is heading toward $7 million -- roughly 46 times its production budget. Clearly this is a huge profit, but…
Every cable network in Christendom is putting together a 24/7 high-definition clone of itself, which could be bad news for rule-breaking HD pioneer Mark Cuban.
TMZ isn't the only Internet phenom plotting a leap to television. Edgy site No Good TV -- best known for its raw, uncensored celebrity interviews -- is about to shop a latenight franchise around town.
NBC has engineered a breakthrough deal to get its fall pilots previewed on virtually every major cable and satellite system in the country.
DirecTV has begun the promotional countdown to its Sept. 17 premiere of the new season for soap opera "Passions," highlighted by four live weekly half-hours featuring cast members taking calls from…
A special screening of ABC's frosh dramedy "Pushing Daisies" will be among the highlights of this year's New York Televison Festival.
British webheads have been caught red-handed cheating their audiences in numerous rigged telephone phone-in quizzes -- and that's just the tip of the U.K. TV fakery iceberg.
Jamie Foxx is set to star in "The Soloist," a DreamWorks drama to be directed by Joe Wright.
Tension has permeated TV in the U.K. throughout 2007. The tumult over the alleged racist treatment of Shilpa Shetty on Channel 4's "Celebrity Big Brother" was soon followed by further attacks on the…
Twelve months ago, Channel 4, the U.K. hybrid pubcaster famed for backing edgy shows, was riding high. Its strong performance appeared to have vindicated a relatively inexperienced senior management…
The commended British sitcom "Peep Show" has already jetted from Britain to America -- if only among the seat-screen choices on a Heathrow-to-LAX Virgin Atlantic flight. Passenger Robert B. Weide…