Faced with mediocre ratings for a number of its reality shows, MTV has greenlit its first scripted series in five years. Net, under newly promoted prexy of entertainment and programming Lois Curren…
Televisa must carry its competitions' free-to-air channels if it wants to buy a stake in cabler TVI. That is just one of the requirements slapped on the Mexican media titan by antitrust regulator the…
The government Monday intervened in the spat over BSkyB's 17.9% stake in ITV -- leading the Rupert Murdoch-owned satcaster to accuse pols of contradicting their own rules.
The kudocast comeback of 2007 continued Sunday night with the Oscars, which gained about 1 million viewers vs. the previous year.
More departures are in the pipeline from the commissioning team at Five, the U.K. terrestrial web in the midst of restructuring its programming arm.
The European TV industry's very own soap opera -- the sale of Endemol by Spanish telco giant Telefonica -- is moving into its final episode.
Zodiak Television has bought Swedish production outfit Yellow Bird.
Three types of people watch the Oscar show: Grumpy TV critics working on deadline; film fans watching at home; and attendees at the Kodak Theater. The first group is guaranteed to gripe; second…
The most prominent award shows have been undergoing a kind of collective nervous breakdown, wondering what concessions to decorum must be undertaken to stem declining ratings and stand out amid the…
Canadian thesps Gordon Pinsent and Maria Del Mar received nods as the top male and female thesps in 2006 from ACTRA, the union repping 21,000 members of the acting profession in Canada.