U.K. watchdog the Competition Commission warned that ITV's major shareholders Granada and Carlton could be forced to sell off both airtime sales houses before its proposed merger is approved.
In a move that is sure to energize Spain's flagging film and television sector, Barcelona-based publishing and media group Planeta has bought a controlling minority stake in Spanish broadcaster…
Classic animated character "Astro Boy" will zoom back to the U.S. via Kids' WB, which has ordered 26 episodes of a new version of the cartoon series.
Maxim is hoping to bring its hunt for "Hometown Hotties" to the small screen. Manly mag is in the middle of a 10-week competish in which amateur female models from across the country compete online…
The explosive season finale of "Third Watch" scored for NBC on the first Monday of the May sweep, but CBS notched a nightly victory with a powerful perf from "CSI: Miami."
Continuing to lord over showbiz as masters of the cable TV domain, "Seinfeld" is racking up another $200 million-plus in a five-year extension of its deal with TBS.
King World Prods. sales exec Mike Stornello has jumped to the programming side, taking over as head of the syndication powerhouse's development unit.
The American Broadcasting Co. dumped its "All American Girl," sending it packing to ABC Family Channel, where the reality skein's last two episodes have been offered a place to stay.
Pubcaster channel SABC3 is to produce a localized version of quiz show "The Weakest Link," which made ascerbic host Anne Robinson famous in the U.K., where it aired on the BBC, and in the U.S., where…
"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" has finally landed a sale in the network window, securing deals with ABC and, in a rotating cable window, ABC Family and Turner's TBS and TNT.
New episodes of "Absolutely Fabulous" and a telepic starring Peter Gallagher are among Oxygen's upcoming programming highlights.