Viewers apparently found Fox's new reality series too tempting to resist, as Wednesday's premiere of the controversial "Temptation Island" scored huge demo ratings -- overshadowing a strong bow for…
Albert Scharf, director general of Bayerischer Rundfunk and European Broadcasting Union prexy, will be presented with a Gold Nymph at the Monte Carlo Television Festival awards Feb. 21.
Full Moon Universe, a producer of sci-fi, horror and fantasy films primarily for the direct-to-video market, will begin trading publicly for the first time today with the completion of its merger…
Children's TV producer DIC Entertainment on Wednesday appointed former Viacom exec Steve Voleti as chief financial officer and former Wilshire Court Prods. veep Jack Angeles as executive VP business…
The television biz rode a roller-coaster in 2000 -- but get ready for an even scarier ride this year. That's because the cautious optimism that greeted TV execs at the start of 2000 has been replaced…
Younger viewers discovered ABC's "The Mole" on Tuesday, although the reality series' strong demo ratings didn't sabotage the other nets -- each of which also shined on the night.
With the ad sales marketplace continuing to head south, NBC is expected to lay off as many as 600 (of 6,000 total) employees over the next six months as part of a Peacock-wide cost-cutting…
The defining event in the cable industry in 2000 was Time Warner's stunningly bad decision to shut down the signals of ABC-owned TV stations on TW cable systems in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia…
Televisa has launched its own version of Pearson gameshow "Family Feud." "100 Mexicanos" (100 Mexicans), which began airing Jan. 1, offers top prizes of 100,000 pesos ($10,000).
Ted Turner may buy a stake in Russia's beleaguered NTV, the country's largest independent television station.
The true definition of a show that's a self-starter is one that gets viewers to tune in, no matter what. Foremost in this motivational group are CBS' "Judging Amy" and "CSI: Crime Scene…