Viewers flocked to opening-week NFL games Sunday on Fox, CBS and ESPN, but the Eye's U.S. Open tennis finals double-faulted over the weekend, with both the men's and women's matchups way down in the…
Comcast is on a mission to halt cable programming cost escalation, and it intends to dramatically reduce its programming cost growth rates by another 3%-4% annually over the next several years…
Tabloid empire American Media is expanding its turf to TV. The publisher of the National Enquirer and Star recently formed a Los Angeles-based subsid, AMI Broadcast, with the intent to develop a…
After a long, long look, the Federal Communications Commission is poised to bless the merger of Univision Communications with Hispanic Broadcasting to create the nation's largest Spanish-language TV…
French commercial web TF1 and pubcaster France Televisions are the favored candidates to lead "CNN a la Francaise," Gaul's answer to Anglo-American around-the-clock news channels.
Nothing could have prepared David Blaine for the British reaction to his latest stunt, "David Blaine: Above the Below," which sees him suspended in a Plexiglas box above the River Thames for 44 days…
Global production outfit Endemol has licensed its "Big Brother" format to newly launched Bahrain-based Channel 2 for broadcast across the Middle East beginning in February.
NBC has given a pilot order to "Little Black Book," a reality skein that blends elements of "The Bachelor" and "Big Brother" -- and, of course, a prerequisite twist.
Mandy Moore is set to host and headline Lifetime's fourth annual breast cancer awareness concert "Women Rock! Songs from the Movies."
Viacom Prods., Sony and Anonymous Content are betting a new philosophy toward television production will turn ad icon Plato into a half-hour hit.
Fox Broadcasting is closing in on a $2 million-plus deal with Universal Network Television for a medical drama from scribe David Shore ("Family Law"), with Paul Attanasio and Katie Jacobs attached as…