If the average going rate for a European blockbuster TV miniseries is around $18 million, imagine what a budget twice as large could produce. Such is the thinking behind "War and Peace," a $36…
While most attention was paid this fall to which first-year shows smoked or choked, it's worth noting that several second-year CBS skeins have blossomed nicely.
Fresh from launching its much-delayed English-language channel Al-Jazeera Intl., Al-Jazeera Networks is revamping the sked for its kiddie channel.
Tuning in: When Mel Gibson unleashed his by-now infamous anti-Semitic tirade, I warned those in Hollywood eager to shun him to tread cautiously, lest they be labeled hypocrites for dealing with…
It's Pelosi vs. Bush, Hoyer vs. Murtha, Clinton vs. McCain. The story of midterms 2006 just began on Election Night. At least that's the hope behind MSNBC's effort to keep alive the Election Night…
Brace yourself for the battle for boys -- a free-wheeling, lowbrow pursuit of the "Jackass" and "Borat" nation that, like a teenager's face, is breaking out all over.
One of the U.K.'s most successful digital webs, E4, intends to scale down its reliance on U.S. fare. As much of 75% of E4's schedule is devoted to skeins like "Friends," "The Sopranos" and "The OC."
The title character discovers the English countryside is good for more than brisk walks in "Lady Chatterley." Vividly anchored in the rural 1920s, this cinematic rendering of nascent euphoria boasts…
There'll be a little bit less "Veronica Mars" on the CW. Net has decided to order just 20 episodes of "Mars" this season vs. the standard 22 for returning skeins. Decision was handed down late…
ABC and CBS battled to a draw among young adults on Thursday, with the Alphabet getting a lift from a Barbara Walters special and the Eye rising thanks to some above-average scores of the season from…
Junk food commercials in TV shows targeted at under-16s will be banned in the U.K. by the end of January. The ban, announced by British communications regulator Ofcom, was attacked by terrestrial web…