Steve McPherson already knows he'll sleep better next fall. ABC could very well make some risky scheduling moves or pick up shows that are tough audience sells, but its entertainment topper says one…
There are no sure things in TV, but a "Grey's Anatomy" spinoff comes close. The potential series -- set to air as an episode of "Grey's" on May 3 -- takes Kate Walsh's character, Dr. Addison…
NBC Universal, Comcast Corp. and Chuck Dolan's Cablevision have at least one business plan in common: They want to scare the bejesus out of you.
The 44th Mip TV sales bazaar here was eclectic and filled with energy, thanks to an influx of new media, a hipper-than-usual celeb lineup and, crucially, more money chasing after more shows than at…
As is so often the case, "The Real Wedding Crashers" plays better as a three-minute trailer than a full-blown series -- a concept more promising in theory than the elaborate execution. Cleverly…
Bill Moyers launches his new PBS series with a methodical, devastating, pull-no-punches recap of mainstream journalism's collective failure to challenge the Bush administration in the run-up to the…
CNN issued a blanket ban against the use of campus killer Cho Seung-hui's video except with approval from the network's Standards and Practices unit.
The Thursday before the start of the May sweeps was a quiet one in the ratings race, with ABC prevailing easily despite some low-end results from "Grey's Anatomy" and "Ugly Betty."
International pubcaster Deutsche Welle has launched its own channel on YouTube, so becoming the first German broadcaster to make its content available on the Internet.
MSNBC is trying out radio personality Michael Smerconish as the network looks for a permanent replacement for Don Imus. Smerconish, drive-time host at Philadelphia's WPHT, will host the 3½-hour show…
Switzerland looks set to finalize the digitization of its terrestrial TV this year. Analog terrestrial signals in most of German-speaking Switzerland are scheduled to be switched off by Nov. 26.