The FCC has initiated the process for revising how it calculates whether a media company exceeds a cap on station ownership, a move that some congloms say will slow what has been a marketplace buying…
There's no shortage of faith in the TV realm this year, which has yielded a bumper crop of new cable channels.
On Aug. 17, viewers will wake up to find the lower-key Speed and Fuel networks transformed into high-adrenaline national sports channels intended to make an immediate impression — among sports fans…
As media conglomerates other than owner Walt Disney launch their own sports-focused cablers, the question is whether the Bristol, Conn.-based powerhouse can dominate the field or if it must share the…
There is one area where both expansion and dilution are clearly having a deleterious effect — sports television.
CBS Corp. is pushing into the Southeast Asian TV market in a pact with RTL Group to launch two entertainment channels in more than two dozen fast-growing territories. The first of the channels…
Tom Sizemore has been added to the cast of Sundance Channel’s original scripted drama “The Red Road,” it was announced today. Sizemore will play Jack Kopus, a terrifying and unpredictable drug dealer…
One Emmy-nominated routine from “Dancing With the Stars” had Derek Hough replicating Fred Astaire's famous "dancing on the walls and ceiling" routine from "Royal Wedding." Conrad Green, executive…
YouTube, which has built an Internet video empire based on free, ad-supported content, has not signed up many paying customers for the 50-odd subscription channels since they launched more than two…
The annual IIFA Bollywood award show dons the mantle of a chaotic holiday camp whose evening treat is a twist on the variety show format. But the often tacky showmanship cloaks a well-oiled PR…
Fox Intl. Channels topper Hernan Lopez has tapped company vet Ward Platt to serve as his Los Angeles-based No. 2 in the fast-growing division. Platt, formerly FIC’s prexy of Asia Pacific and the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Damien Chazelle and Barry Jenkins on That Oscars Shocker: The Morning-After Interview
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner