Ten hourlong Aussie dramas are underpinning network TV skeds, heralding a renaissance for local drama.
The NBC pilot "War Stories" lost its first battle -- but, thanks to an 11th-hour reprieve, it may still conquer primetime.
Liberty Media's acquisition of Dutch cabler Casema Aug. 1 boosted topper John Malone's dream of building a pan-European cable empire, but it is still an open question whether the media mogul will…
Next year could see syndicators and TV stations return to launching programs outside the fall.
It's not uncommon for producers of reality television to play mind games with their contestants. But the producers of "Big Brother 3" have figured out a way to fool viewers, too.
The producers behind the U.K. reality phenom "Pop Idol" and its spawn, including Fox's summer hit "American Idol," are finalizing plans to create a special pitting global winners against one another.
The battlefront in the copy protection wars is shifting to the FCC from Congress. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-1 to order TV manufacturers to include digital tuners in…
Fox has ordered eight additional episodes of wacky talent show "30 Seconds to Fame," which the network is already eyeing as an evergreen franchise in the vein of "America's Funniest Home Videos."
Vidgame-oriented cabler G4 has spied out a marketing/promotion deal with Revolution Studios and Sony Pictures for this weekend's release of secret-agent feature "XXX."
Shaq is set to hold court at CBS. The Eye has picked up a drama script from Judith McCreary revolving around L.A. Lakers star Shaquille O'Neal and a fictional teammate who suffers a career-ending…
Matt Damon is taking a swing at "Bernie Mac." Thesp will guest star as himself in an episode of the Fox comedy during which he and Mac face off on the golf course. Lucy Lawless, who also guest stars…