For cable TV, May proved to be the cruelest month, at least in the Nielsen ratings: Nine of the top-10 ad-supported networks declined in number of total viewers, five by double digits.
Screenwriter and author Cynthia Lindsay died May 5 in Santa Monica, Calif.
In a wide-ranging pay TV piracy sting, dubbed Operation Garden, anti-delinquency squads and regional police special units raided premises in 15 Spanish provinces, arresting 50 people on various…
Channel [V] Taiwan will air on paybox Now TV, the exclusive Hong Kong distrib platform for Star channels, starting today. The music web joins its peers from India, mainland China and an international…
There's a fine line between tribute and exploitation, between mining contemporary territory for drama and using the troops shipped off to Iraq as emotional packaging for a primetime soap.
Given that her status as Mrs. Brian Grazer makes her the well-known "and a guest" on invitations, Gigi Levangie Grazer created an understandable stir in certain circles with her novel about a…
The season finales of Fox's "House" and ABC's "Boston Legal" -- pushed back a week by reality programs on their respective nets -- won their timeslots on the first Tuesday of television's summer…
U.K. pay-TV operator Virgin Media suffered another blow Wednesday with the news that long serving channel controller Louise Benham is to step down next month.
Aardman Animations, the U.K. studio behind "Wallace & Gromit" and CBS' upcoming "Creature Comforts," has become the latest high-profile content owner to launch its own branded channel on new Internet…
Shed Productions, the British producer behind ABC's recently shelved pilot "Footballers' Wives," has reported a 10% increase in revenue for the six months ending Feb. 28, 2007, despite the…