Jon Stewart may have gotten America talking about "Crossfire" with his contentious appearance, but most viewers didn't watch it on CNN. Instead, the political debate show has become the hottest clip…
Rupert Murdoch's Star will launch a Hindi-lingo general entertainment channel targeted at young, urban auds on Nov. 1.
Voiceover: Now that Martha Stewart has been confined to Camp Cupcake, we have another mini media scandal, complete, apparently, with incriminating tapes to pick apart.
The territory's dominant broadcaster Television Broadcasts (TVB) is going through troubled times.
Will the Sinclair tempest sputter out once the election is over? Late last week, Sinclair Broadcasting, a chain of 62 TV stations, planned to preempt primetime programming on 40 stations -- many of…
GMA, the longtime No. 2 to giant network ABS-CBN, is no longer the shrinking bridesmaid of Philippine broadcasting. It is now the triumphant bride.
Tuning In: Major newspapers are wringing their hands over the negative tone of this year's election, particularly the fear-based ad campaigns filling the airwaves in swing states. The Bush pitch, for…
Forget the fall: This TV season, January could be the new September. The first month of the calendar year always brings a rush of new programs as webs replace failed frosh with fresh fare. But this…
For the first time, cable is clobbering the broadcast webs on their own turf -- the fall season. But it hasn't been on the strength of "Nip/Tuck" or "Queer Eye"-sized firstrun series triumphs.
Comedy is hard, but it's never been this hard for the broadcast networks. While procedural dramas and unscripted skeins have been hot in recent years, and ABC has enjoyed phenomenal early success…
American skeins are making a return to Spanish skeds in greater numbers. But it's still tough for shows, aside from "The Simpsons" and "CSI," to win terrestrial ratings glory, as flagship U.S. youth…