ABC has captured the opening Sunday of the May sweep in the key young adults demo, sweeping each hour and paced by the night's top program, "Desperate Housewives."
The BBC's iPlayer, providing an on-demand catch-up TV service, has finally been green lit and is due to bow later this year. A key part of the pubcaster's digital strategy, iPlayer was approved…
Blighty's booming indie sector is being driven by strong growth from international sales principally to the U.S. where reality formats like "Wife Swap" have scored.
ProSiebenSat 1 is mulling the sale off its TV production unit, which employs around a third of the broadcaster's workforce. Suitors for the outfit, which has 1,000 staff, are understood to include…
The History Channel has greenlit six specials and acquired a raft of digital programming that includes a slate of documentaries commissioned and overseen by George Lucas.
Ovation TV revealed more details of its new look as it prepares to relaunch with a national footprint. The arts-focused net will relaunch on June 20 with a carriage deal with satcaster DirecTV.
Soap star Ty Treadway has been tapped to host the upcoming syndie gameshow "Let's Play Crosswords" by the strip's producers, Merv Griffin Entertainment and Program Partners.
Tennis Channel founder Steve Bellamy is tackling another popular pastime, launching a video on-demand service dedicated to all things skiing.
News Corp. has named international exec Emiliano Calemzuk to head up its Fox Television Studios shingle in the U.S. Calemzuk replaces Angela Shapiro, who ankled earlier this month to take over the…
The Kiwi Freeview platform launches this week ending a digital monopoly held by Rupert Murdoch-controlled satcaster SkyTelevision.
Leaders of the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have voted unanimously to elect AFTRA national second VP Roberta Reardon to serve as president.