Comedy Central is getting original. The laffer web will begin airing original programming five nights a week this summer. New schedule, which kicks off June 18, will feature loosely themed nights…
Maxim sibling publication Stuff Magazine has partnered with Lorne Michaels' Burly Bear Network to co-sponsor the cabler's second annual New York Comedy Film Festival, running in September.
The British Academy of Film & Television Arts is considering whether to move its film awards next year from April to a late-February slot, right in the midst of the Oscar campaign.
Those crazy execs at ABC have stuck a straitjacket on new drama "Wonderland," yanking it after just two episodes. The series, which special-interest groups charged inaccurately portrayed mental…
Lou Dobbs and NBC said Tuesday they have teamed up on daily financial radio broadcasts to premier this summer on stations across the U.S. -- moving a pact announced last October between the former…
Jack Valenti took Hollywood's case for normalizing trade relations with China to Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
Addressing the National Assn. of Broadcasters for the third time in his tenure as FCC chairman, William E. Kennard declared that all of broadcasting's competitors are going (or have gone) digital.
David Dadekian has been tapped chief technology officer of Nibblebox, an Internet startup founded by David Bartis, Doug Liman and Elizabeth Hamburg.
The French group Vivendi has dismissed reports in the British press that said it may have to divest its 24.5% minority share in BSkyB pay TV.
Viewers the world over are watching more TV than ever, while broadcasters are fueling their appetite with greater numbers of programs centered on money, sex or voyeurism, according to figures…
Contract talks between union actors and advertisers reached a key stage Tuesday as negotiators focused on union proposals to change the structure of cable television residuals. The Screen Actors…