Mexico's most popular comedian, Eugenio Derbez, is ankling Televisa to produce his own shows independently.
Australian media mogul Kerry Packer has come to the rescue of financially troubled New Zealand net Prime Television.
"It wasn't an easy decision since 'Later With Bob Costas' is a show that we hope one day we could be like," "Last Call" exec producer David Friedman said. "But since it's been many moons since that…
If Hollywood's twisted minions love to see their leaders fall flat on their perfectly chiseled faces, then this year probably made the town downright giddy.
The Emmys they may not be, but the Asian TV Awards have come a long way in their seven years as the only pan-regional kudos.
The government has forbidden parallel imports of pics on video and DVD for nine months after their international release.
Argentina's hard-up commercial broadcasters are preparing low-budget reality formats and gameshows for 2002 to offset declining ad revenue.
"It didn't walk with dinosaurs -- it ate them," ran NBC's slogan for National Geographic's "SuperCroc" in the U.S.
Local versions of quizzers and reality shows continue to take Indian TV by storm, with a new crop due to bow this week.
If it's true that hit shows define a network, then the brands of each have been reinforced by their strongest rookies of the fall.
The Walt Disney Co. has engineered a major overhaul of cabler ABC Family, drawing heavily on series, movies and specials that originally ran on the broadcast network.