The National Football League has engineered its first regular-season doubleheader for "Monday Night Football" on Sept. 11, intent on giving ESPN a royal launch as the network takes over the "MNF"…
World Wrestling Entertainment, which had a hit record with John Cena's "You Can't See Me," has created WWE Music Group to link the WWE with popular music across all media platforms.
The spring frenzy begins. Five new Broadway shows started previews during the week ending March 26, helping Rialto grosses outdraw even the previous week's strong showing. The 30 shows on the boards…
Iranian director Majid Majidi has pulled his film "The Willow Tree" from Denmark's NatFilm Festival in protest at the publication of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad in Danish newspaper…
Terrestrial broadcaster La Sexta capped its launch Monday by announcing it had secured exclusive Spanish rights to all the 64 games in this summer's World Cup soccer tournament for around E120…
CBS News tapped morning show guru Steve Friedman to help lift "The Early Show" out of its perennial third-place status. Friedman will become vice president of morning broadcast at CBS, with oversight…
NBC Universal's international TV arm is opening offices in Singapore and Russia, to be managed by Rajiv Dhawn and Maxim Mikhailov, respectively. The move comes as demand for American product abroad…
"Independent America: The Two Lane Search for Mom & Pop," a Canadian-made film, has made its second international sale, to Australian broadcaster SBS.
Television New Zealand has reupped its four-year programming output deal with Buena Vista Intl., but it was forced to pay 80% more for the content, up from $6.5 million to $11.7 million a year.
Chinese authorities are stepping up their antipiracy campaign, raiding 14 factories running disc-copying businesses around the country in the last week, stripping six of their operating licenses and…
"Fearless" star Jet Li's name has been added to a lawsuit in China over alleged misrepresentations in the hit film, according to the Xinhua News Agency.