AT&T Broadband has struck its first deal with Philips Electronics to buy at least 1 million advanced digital set-top boxes over three years beginning next year. The companies have also formed an…
Walt Disney is selling "A Bug's Life" to pay per view, marking the first time in the history of the studio that a major animated theatrical has engineered a PPV run.
Time Warner Cable will be able to continue carrying the Hearst-Argyle TV stations in its markets thanks to a deal that includes renewals of Lifetime and pickups of Lifetime Movie Network (LMN).
Despite a solid marketing push and some of the best reviews of the year, Fox has canceled its critically hailed docudrama skein "American High" after just two weeks. The 20th Century Fox-produced…
The BBC is looking to pair up with a video-on-demand partner to extract more value from its TV archives.
TV Bandeirantes may be the latest major defection from the Brazilian Assn. of Radio and Television Cos. (Abert), a move that would call into question the org's raison d'etre.
"Big Diet," a reality show in which 10 overweight people will vie to lose the most weight in a "golden cage" full of temptations, is the latest variation on "Big Brother" destined for the small…
NBC has averted a potential showdown with Sen. Edward Kennedy -- and CBS -- by pushing back the airdate of its upcoming Kennedy femmes miniseries.
ABC is beginning to take control of the summer ratings wars, last week winning for the sixth time in seven weeks in total viewers and for the third time in four tries in adults 18-49. Led by three…
The secret's out: Producers have completed casting for John Goodman's still-untitled fall Fox laffer. Comedian Mo Gaffney ("Jailbait," "Mad About You") has been hired to play Goodman's ex-wife…