After a pretty lackluster year for new comedies -- with "Still Standing" and "Good Morning Miami" taking up space on expensive pieces of primetime real estate -- the last few weeks have produced a…
Like the Oscars and the Super Bowl, next month's second season finale of Fox's "American Idol" is shaping up to be the sort of mega-event that causes competing nets to seek cover.
The bankrupt Kirch broadcasting empire continues to unravel, with one of the last parts finding new owners April 16.
German media giant Bertelsmann continues to reap the rewards of "Deutschland sucht den Superstar," the Teutonic version of the "Idol" format, which has brought synergies galore for its TV and music…
Romania's TV watchdog, the National Audio-Visual Council (CNA), is cleaning up the airwaves, forcing broadcasters to cut violence and explicit sex from programming -- but chopsocky movies are the…
UPN ought to send a check to Project Islamic H.O.P.E. for helping promote the weblet's hip-hop drama "Platinum." Of course, the community org's L.A.-based group's national director, Najee Ali, hadn't…
Taiwan's first digital cabler has been declared a qualified success by its backers seven months after it bowed.
With all the sudden interest in Universal Music Group that's cropped up recently, the folks over at Universal Studios must be feeling a bit like chopped liver.
TV Yugoslavia (TV YU) is to go off the air just two months after pols dismantled the Yugoslav federation in favor of the union of Serbia & Montenegro.
The Japanese version of "Survivor" has not survived the fierce ratings war among local commercial networks.
The European Union is preparing to bolster support for the television and film industries, extending several schemes that provide vital funding until 2006.