No cable? No problem, at least when it comes to this weekend’s broadcast of the “Comedy Central Roast of James Franco.” Comedy Central is leveraging its digital platforms to offer fans a livestream…
Longtime TV exec Garth Ancier is going retro with a new cable networks venture, and he's brought industry veterans Diane Robina, Alan Goodman and Michael Ross along for the trip.
Having already built a strong brand and business model in the music world, Roc Nation is launching Roc Nation Sports and will co-partner with CAA to represent athletes. Founded by Shawn “Jay-Z”…
A&E's latest scripted drama "Bates Motel" had a strong opening to 3 million viewers in its 10 p.m. timeslot Monday , making the bow the net's most-watched original drama debut in the cabler's key…
AMC oater "Hell on Wheels" closed out its first season with 2.8 million viewers for its initial Sunday telecast.
Russian deputy foreign minister Grigory Karasin has accused Western media orgs of bias in their coverage of the Georgia fighting, but U.S. and U.K. TV execs are unfazed, saying that claims of bias…
Starz has solidified its supply of fresh theatrical product well into the next decade by engineering three-year output renewals with its two most important suppliers, Columbia Pictures and Disney…
I’m a sucker for a singing cowboy movie marathon, and Encore Westerns has a doozy lined up for the end of this month to commemorate what would have been Gene Autry’s 100th birthday on Sept. 29. There…
The tech-heads have taken over the Western Cable Show, and it'll never be the same again. Organizers have even hijacked the name of the convention, redubbing it Broadband Plus and relegating the…
John Sie, chairman and CEO of the Starz Encore Media Group, said he's talking to MGM about creating one or more new all-movie cable networks that would draw on MGM's vast library of movies.
NBC is moving "Mad About You" to Mondays at 9 p.m. and "3rd Rock From the Sun" to Tuesdays at 8 p.m. as part of a massive reshuffling of its Monday through Wednesday schedule, starting Dec. 14.
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