Familiarity breeds ratings, not contempt, at Germany's pubcasters. ARD's flagship "Tagesschau" news broadcast and its vintage detective series, "Tatort," are just two examples of German pubcaster…
Veronica Ferres, Thomas Gottschalk, Nico Hofmann, Guenther Jauch
American series continue to proliferate on German primetime skeds, but locally produced skeins have yet to be pushed aside entirley. Here's a look at the Teutonic webs' programming slates heading…
Soccer rules the European sporting world, but the skyrocketing prices and fiercer competition for rights have recently pushed German pubcasters onto the playing fields of other sports.
The proliferating digital possibilities on Germany's advanced cable, satellite and high-speed Internet services are providing a fertile testing ground for Hollywood majors.
The four actors in "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" probably work harder backstage than onstage as they plow through about 50 costumes a night.
After years of slow development, failed acquisitions and botched mergers, digital TV has suddenly become Germany's most dynamic media sector, thanks to greater competition, an influx of international…
"No, I'm not a big traveler for my shows," says Joe DiPietro. "Especially one I wrote 10 years ago." For some writers, it is simple. Give them a free plane ride and hotel setup, and they're ready to…
The tip-off was the set design. When David Rockwell's dazzling, innovative designs for "All Shook Up" failed to nab a Tony nom in 2005, it was clear: The awards committee members did not just dislike…
The new "Desperate Housewives" DVD boxset calls itself "extra juicy." The "Grey's Anatomy" second season set tantalizes with the label "uncut." Yet neither delivers on that racy promise.
Tyler Perry's company has opened a full-service production facility in Atlanta that is already being used to shoot Perry's upcoming sitcom "House of Payne" and feature "Daddy's Little Girls."