CTV Television Network, Canada's only privately owned national television network, has a controlling shareholder for the first time in its 35-year history.
Five years after the TV industry came under withering public attack for trying to pass off "The Jetsons" reruns as educational television --- because it taught children "about living in the 21st…
As part of its strategic expansion abroad, Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken a 25% stake in Super TV, one of Taiwan's leading cable programmers.
Helmer Bob Gosse, here for Saturday night's world premiere of his feature "Niagra, Niagra" at the Venice Film Festival, has unveiled his next project, "A Violent Act," a screen adaptation by Gosse of…
Daytime talkshows headed south in the week ending Aug. 17, when most chatfests were in reruns, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report.
Last season, the networks turned to established TV stars such as Michael J. Fox and Bill Cosby to cut through the clutter of 40 new shows. Despite mixed results, including the failure of Ted Danson's…
Ronald F. Maxwell, who helmed the Civil War epic "Gettysburg," will produce and direct a prequel to that pic called "Gods and Generals" with indie financing from a group of Maryland businessmen.
Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters and Village Roadshow Intl. have announced a joint venture with Italy's Focus to develop multiplex cinemas in Italy.
Only 13 months after its launch, Germany's first digital pay TV platform, DF1, is being dissolved, it was announced Thursday at a press conference in Berlin.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded Emmys to three recipients for outstanding individual achievement in animation in advance of next month's 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards…
Ever since the advent of cross-promotional partnerships in 1989, networks have tried to outdo each other in their bids for viewer attention. Whether they are promoting an individual show, an entire…