Tuning In: Impassioned debate has wafted around "Syriana," from its labyrinthine plot to its oil-centric take on Middle Eastern geopolitics. Whatever side you choose, it's not the sort of dialogue…
U.K. commercial pubcaster Channel 4 is poised to expand its suite of digital channels following a successful bid for another slot on the Freeview digital terrestrial platform.
John Malone's Liberty Global has bought the 50% it didn't already own in Spanish and Portuguese niche TV channel owner IPS Multicanal from Walt Disney Television Intl.
The CEO of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, Jacqueline Manche, has been suspended pending a probe for alleged irregularities, the regulator announced on Monday.
In a lavish 2006 program launch Tuesday night, Australia's Network Ten announced new local programs including an Oz version of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's reality skein "Jamie's Kitchen."
Samuel Goldwyn Films' offbeat family drama "The Squid and the Whale" picked up six noms to lead all contenders for the 2006 Independent Spirit Awards. Pic joins "Brokeback Mountain," "Capote," "Good…
The broadcast nets put up some impressive numbers on the final Monday of the November sweep, highlighted by one of the highest-rated "Monday Night Football" games of the past few years, season highs…
Sergio Machado's "Cidade Baixa" (Lower City) came out tops at the 31st Huelva Ibero-American Film Festival, scooping best pic, actor (Wagner Moura) and screenplay (a two-hander between Machado and…
The future of "American Idol," Fox TV's break out hit, looks secure following an out-of-court settlement between the show's creator, Simon Fuller, and its star judge, Simon Cowell.
Lion TV, part of leading U.K. indie All3Media Intl., has struck a raft of deals for its formats. Entertainment gameshow "Cash Cab," which is shot in the back of a taxi, has been commissioned by BNN…
Three established British talent agents have joined forces to launch a tenpercentery dubbed Troika. The company brings together Michael Duff, formerly a director of Lou Coulson Associates; Conor…