Comcast signed on as the first non-equity content provider to the new digital video venture founded by News Corp. and NBC Universal. The cabler will distribute the venture's videos through its…
Fox didn't get a lot of Nielsen mileage out of new drama "Drive" on Sunday, with the show's bow settling in third place. The action soap centered on a secret cross-country race averaged a 2.6…
"Grey's Anatomy," the ABC hit show whose lead actor was criticized for using an anti-gay slur, was awarded outstanding individual episode Saturday by an organization that monitors depictions of gays…
The race is on for TV execs to grab a piece of the increasingly important Arab youth market. The December announcement that Viacom would be partnering with Dubai-based Arab Media Group (AMG) to…
Across the Middle East, femme talkshows are touching on ever more daring subjects -- and drawing big auds in the process. Leading the way is MBC's "Kalam Nawaem" -- similar in style to ABC's "The…
With the Middle East rarely out of news headlines, the battle for the hearts and minds of Arab auds has taken on ever more importance.
Abdullatif al-Sayegh sits in his office flicking through the pages of Emirates Today, one of his three daily newspapers, noting that ads have been sold on virtually every page.
How do you convince auds to pay for something they think they can get for free? That is the central dilemma facing payboxes in the Middle East.
A parade of beautiful Arab singers writhe suggestively in tune to syncopated dance music while messages that stream onscreen contain everything from quips on the video clip playing to flirtatious…
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann was named co-host of NBC's "Football Night in America" studio show, marking a return to network sports after a six-year absence.