Creditors of America Television's Canal 4 have appointed a businessman with no TV experience to helm the troubled net, ousting longtime owners the Crousillat family.
As webheads prepare to tout their new shows to advertisers this week during the annual upfront presentations, ad agencies also have a few new tricks up their sleeves.
Hollywood may soon have a chance to own commercial TV stations in what has hitherto been a largely insular market -- the U.K.
Execs at tyro broadcaster SPH MediaWorks celebrated web's first anniversary May 6 with good news -- its Chinese-lingo Channel U grabbed 59% of auds that day, beating incumbent MediaCorp's Channel 8.
As the upfront sales season grows closer, broadcast and cable sales execs are cautiously hopeful. .
Jamie Kellner, chairman and CEO of Turner Broadcasting, told reporters at last week's National Cable Show that Hollywood is scared out of its wits by what he regards as that evil little button on…
The current television season may go down as one of the weakest on record in terms of successful new series.
Blighty's other pubcaster, Channel 4, recently posted its first loss in 10 years. But that's the least of its problems.
NBC has fallen under the spell of Anne Rice. Peacock is developing the scribe's gothic trilogy "The Witching Hour" as a 12-hour limited series to be produced by the Wolper Organization and Warner…
Banyan Prods. has landed 60 more episodes of its decorating skein "Trading Spaces" on TLC.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar