Hit Brit comedy series "Absolutely Fabulous," which has gathered a cult following in the U.S., will return for a fifth season on the BBC.
John Malone's Liberty Media is beefing up its satellite assets, possibly in anticipation of a bid for DirecTV. Liberty Satellite and Technology, a separately listed subsidiary of Liberty, announced…
"American Idol" mania continued on Wednesday night, as the second episode of Fox's hugely popular music talent show held onto about 95% of its premiere-night audience, according to preliminary…
Blighty pubcaster the BBC has poached BAFTA award-winning producer Kenton Allen from Elisabeth Murdoch's production shingle Shine, it announced on Wednesday.
With the shadow of billionaire Haim Saban looming over the proceedings, German publisher Heinrich Bauer is looking to speed up its takeover of bankrupt TV giant Kirch Media.
Polish commercial web Polsat Media has inked an significant programming deal with the U.K.'s Granada for six of its formats including "Hotel Getaway," "Win The Break," "Soapstars," "Britain Behaving…
Republican FCC commissioner Kevin Martin said Wednesday the agency needs to consider whether media consolidation has led to a rise in "coarse" programming and, if so, weigh the impact of easing…
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Chronicle DTV, a 24-hour digital-cable network focusing on documentary programming, will pay Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution $21 million to buy 130 nonfiction titles in the Warners library.
Tuesday's second-season premiere of Fox's music talent show "American Idol" entered the Nielsen stratosphere, producing the highest-rated night of entertainment programming in the net's history.