On a Tuesday that saw Fox dominate as usual with "American Idol" and "House," CBS drama "The Unit" got off to an excellent start with its premiere. Also, ABC did OK with the bow of laffer "Sons…
Seeking to expand beyond advertising-based TV, ProSiebenSat 1 is launching a video-on-demand service as well as two pay TV channels in coming months. Unveiled Wednesday, on the eve of CeBIT, the…
Former RTL Television topper Helmut Thoma is joining Internationalmedia's supervisory board as chairman.
Dutch giant VNU has finally agreed to sell itself to a group of private equity firms for about E7.5 billion ($8.9 billion) in cash, and said the buyers intend to keep it in one piece.
Following the success of last year's hit comedy "Barefoot," German actor-director Til Schweiger is producing and starring in English-language pic "Blaze."
Blighty's embattled broadcaster, ITV, has reported better than expected annual results as it warned that the first six months of 2006 are likely to prove difficult.
Sharon Lawrence ("NYPD Blue") will star in the CW's Kevin Williamson drama pilot, while Jay Mohr ("Action") is set to lead the NBC laffer entry "Community Service."
Sally Bowles is blowing into Paris this fall, when Sam Mendes' Tony-winning production of "Cabaret" takes up residence at the Folies Bergere.
NBC Universal Television Studio has inked a seven-figure deal to keep "House" helmer-producer Daniel Sackheim under the studio's roof through June 2007.
Dimension Films has acquired rights to Stephen King's latest novel "Cell" and has set "Hostel" helmer Eli Roth to direct it.
Liza Minnelli will receive the Julie Harris award for lifetime achievement from the Actors' Fund of America on June 11 at the 10th annual Tony Awards party in Los Angeles.