Chinese broadcasters' plans to go digital have suffered a setback, as new figures show digital cable ended 2003 with just 201,000 subscribers, way behind the 1 million target.
Sean Astin, Beau Bridges, Mika Boorem, Linda Hamilton, Cheri Oteri and Erik von Detten have come on board "Smile," a coming-of-age drama set in the United States and China.
The Recording Academy will stage February's Grammy Awards in two separate buildings with an eye toward nabbing a TV home for the pretelecast portion of the kudos ceremony.
Britney Spears is ready to make a serious commitment to feature films. As Spears circles a screen version of "The Dukes of Hazzard" and the Tim Allen comedy "In the Pink," the songstress has made a…
CanWest Global Communications Corp. posted improved earnings Tuesday -- in spite of a soft Canuck ad market -- thanks to a boffo perf from the media company's Australian Network Ten, of which CanWest…
Mike Myers and Cameron Diaz will host Nickelodeon's 17th annual Kid's Choice Awards. The April 3 kudocast will honor kids' favorites in film, TV, music and sports.
Liberty Media revealed Wednesday that it has amassed a hefty 9.15% voting stake in News Corp. -- the second largest voting bloc after chairman Rupert Murdoch's -- giving Liberty's maverick chairman…
"Boston Public" has been suspended -- but Fox insists the show hasn't yet been permanently expelled from its lineup. Production on the David E. Kelley Prods./20th Century Fox TV skein will cease…
In a weekend of high-profile cable premieres, TNT's update of "The Goodbye Girl" and Showtime's lesbian-centered drama "The L Word" bowed to solid, but not socko, auds in their respective debuts.
Fox added a drama and comedy pilot to its roster Wednesday, while ABC ordered two more hourlongs and NBC landed a laffer.
Jamie Geller Hawtof has joined 20th Century Fox as senior VP of publicity. She'll report to Jeffrey Godsick, executive VP of marketing.