Where next for U.K. terrestrial players, Channel 4 and Five, now that merger talks between the two have collapsed? For both outfits, the status quo is not an option in the competitive market.
The first South African version of "Big Brother" was screened more than three years ago, but the public show is not over yet, as a long-running dispute between two former housemates heads for a…
If a TV symbol was needed for the current unrest in Ukraine that followed the disputed presidential elections, it came Nov. 25 in the form of a sign-language interpreter on pubcaster UT-1.
With laffers falling flat at the major nets, cable nets are the beneficiaries, as a wealth of proven talent is eager to dive into cable's uncensored domain.
As Gil Grissom of "CSI" says, "The evidence doesn't lie." And in November, there was plenty of it to indicate that CBS is on a roll. Powered by a third edition of forensics phenom "CSI" as well as a…
The networks have finally admitted they've got a sitcom problem. Unfortunately, they don't have a clue about how to fix it. Every year, the six networks collectively spend some $75 million to develop…
The proliferation of awards shows, TV docs and celebrity bios like "E! True Hollywood Stories" has given rise to a bitter standoff over the use of film clips.
Turns out the big fat warning that was NBC's disastrous version of "Coupling" hasn't stopped webheads from sampling fare from across the Pond.
For independent producer Argos Prods., truth is proving more profitable than fiction. Mexican pubcaster Canal 22 will air two Argos biopics, while the production company has inked a deal with…
Tuning In: High jumpers must plant one foot just right to gain the leverage required to spring up and over the bar. As nets and producers wonder how to launch their next comedy hit, the nagging…
China's only national broadcaster -- China Central Television -- has seen its advertising revenue shoot up once again. Annual ad auction in November raised a reported 5.2 billion yuan (around $600…