Broadway Video Enterprises has sealed a deal with Andy Rheingold ("SpongeBob SquarePants") to lead the company's adaptation of the Taiwanese martial-arts puppet series "Thunder Force."
Game Show Network has renewed the Chuck Woolery-hosted gamer "Lingo," which has averaged a higher rating in households and among adults 18-49 than any of the cabler's other original series.
Channel 4's new CEO Mark Thompson has warned that the U.K. government may have to guarantee the web's program budget if it is to continue its public service role as a cutting edge broadcaster.
Producer David Puttnam, head of the committee examining a proposed law to open up the U.K. TV industry to U.S. ownership, has hit out at "ludicrous and offensive" claims that the committee is…
While "World News Tonight" anchor Peter Jennings has probably unpacked his bags after returning from his "In Search of America" tour, the question for months has been whether he'll be packing it in…
A top American TV exec has spoken out for the first time about how the U.K. would benefit if Hollywood congloms take equity stakes in British commercial broadcasters.
CBS has ordered a one-hour pilot for a new adventure reality series tentatively titled "Culture Shock." Show, from Rocket Science Laboratories, would feature participants performing in rituals that…
With the fall season launch just weeks away, the broadcast webs have made a few last-minute tweaks to their rollout plans.
The long-running battle over the right to produce the syndicated variety television program "It's Showtime at the Apollo" has been ratcheted up another notch as Western Intl. Syndication has filed…
The Museum of Television & Radio has added more than 500 hours of Sept. 11-related radio and TV programming to its collection.
Showtime is negotiating with Penny Marshall, Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Kip and Kern Konwiser to build their "Dynasty" at the pay TV network.