A trio of queens became box office royalty, a jet-age swindler's show took off despite downbeat reviews, and auds finally started noticing that guy in the hat on Broadway in Week 47 (April 11-17).
Al Gore's Current TV is feeding an Italian craving for serious news in the Silvio Berlusconi era and helping to redefine the founder's vision for an unconventional, unbiased, in-depth news channel.
European media group ProSiebenSat.1 is increasingly looking across the Pond and beyond as it focuses on developing and producing TV content for the international market.
A South African coal magnate is creating an unscripted drama with a location that the cast of "Jersey Shore" can only dream about.
During pilot season, Hollywood casting agents have been in overdrive, handling not only lead roles but also hundreds of character parts.
Four of the 11 shows pulled in more than $1 million in Week 47 (April 11-17).
Paul Reiser's return to NBC was short-lived -- two episodes, to be exact.
"What on Earth?" gives a look into Suzanne Taylor's personal obsession with crop circles, as she catalogues their patterns and sits down with fellow croppies.
In a return to familiar territory for Tyler Perry, "Madea's Big Happy Family" provides deadly serious soap operatics and aggressively rousing religious uplift.
Susan Winston has been tapped as exec producer of CBS' daytime yakker "The Talk."