News channel France 24, described as a Gallic CNN, will bow in late November after securing permission to air from the Conseil Superieur de l'Audiovisuel.
Ron Lauder-owned Central European Media Enterprises has consolidated its control of Czech broadcasting, with its subsidiary, Vilja, registered in a Prague court as the owner of CET 21, the license…
Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner have taken their initial step in establishing an autonomous company. Not even a week after its bitter split with Paramount, Cruise/Wagner Prods. has partnered with First…
Emmy didn't let the TV industry's brave new techno world go unnoticed Sunday night. During his opening perf, host Conan O'Brien noted that "TiVo has people skipping past commercials -- unlike the…
The Writers Guild of America East has unionized the staff writers on Comedy Central's "Daily Show With Jon Stewart." The WGA East announced Friday that it had reached agreement with producer Hello…
Leaders of SAG and AFTRA have endorsed the proposed two-year extension to the unions' commercials contract, triggering a ratification vote by members.
Fresh from banning foreign toons in primetime to help bolster the flagging home industry, China is planning to crank up domestic output to generate 70,000 minutes of home-produced fare this year.
The Brits may have been upstaged by an unlikely double act of Al Gore and "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, but the 31st Edinburgh Television Festival was dominated by a gigantic spat…
"24's" moment in the spotlight Sunday may have recruited a few new viewers to the show this fall. Too bad the Emmy winner for outstanding drama and lead actor won't return to the airwaves until…
On a slow late summer weekend at the box office, another Disney sports drama took the box office trophy. “Invincible,” as expected, was the only pic to even break into the teens, taking a solid $17…
"Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has landed his first role in a TV drama. The adolescent actor will play Jack, son of British author Rudyard Kipling, in the Ecosse Films production "My Boy Jack."