NBC, with some help from its "Friends," Madonna and "ER," opened the May sweep Thursday with a decisive victory in key demographics, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
European regulators are looking into claims that German pubcasters ARD and ZDF have illegally used public funds for commercial activities.
The dance has started. Already networks and ad agency media buyers are sizing each other up as the music swells for the annual upfront extravaganza.
Gold Circle Films will fully finance and produce a reality-based feature entitled "The Bachelor Party," chronicling the bawdy events that occur in the hours leading up several weddings. It will be…
Richard Benjamin has been tapped to direct TNT's upcoming remake of Neil Simon's "The Goodbye Girl."
"JAG" star David James Elliott has re-enlisted for another two seasons of the CBS military drama, snagging a healthy raise in the process.
"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" director Joel Zwick has signed with management shingle Immortal Entertainment.
"Extra" anchor Leeza Gibbons, who had already cut back her appearances on the syndie newsmag strip, now seems poised to ankle the show entirely.
BBC director general Greg Dyke on Thursday lambasted U.S. news networks for "swapping impartiality with patriotism" since 9/11 and most recently during the war in Iraq.
Move over war corespondents, Hollywood just took the embedding process one step further. Reality TV producer Bertram van Munster and the Pentagon have joined forces to grab a piece of the action in…
Lifetime will step up their annual "Be Your Own Hero" campaign in May when the cabler preems "Lifetime's Achievement Awards: Women Changing the World."