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With news coverage heating up, state-run China Central Television is expanding its programming.
When the revamped "This Week" debuts on Sept. 15, anchor George Stephanopoulos will pretty much be in the same situation as "Meet the Press" rival, Tim Russert was 11 years ago.
With the commercial television sector hit by faltering ad revenues and bankruptcies, Germany's pubcasters are out to gain ground -- despite producers' protests.
UPN put the finishing touches on its new executive team last week -- and opened a few more doors in the process.
Telenovelas -- soaps traditionally produced in Latin America -- are now being made in Spain, where they are forcing auds to rethink the genre.
Something's got to give on Wednesdays this fall, but the viewer isn't likely to be a beneficiary.
From "Dead Zone" to "Crank Yankers," basic cable is on a warm-weather roll. Ray Giacopelli, VP of research for Comedy Central, says, "The mass audience has finally picked up on the fact that summer…
"NYPD Blue" creator Steven Bochco plans to peer into the future of law enforcement for Fox Broadcasting. The net has picked up an untitled police drama from Bochco and Paramount Network Television…
"Teletubbies Everywhere" will debut in January on the PBS Kids preschool programming block. Each 10-minute episode will precede PBS' daily broadcasts of "Teletubbies."