MyNetworkTV, which is in the midst of changing its primetime schedule to de-emphasize telenovelas for other kinds of programming, has commissioned a one-hour bio, titled "Anna Nicole Smith: A…
MTV Networks is changing its approach to selling ads. Viacom unit is combining its sales teams so that reps sell on behalf of all nets, but to specific demos.
Coming soon to a Fox affiliate Web site near you: streamed and downloadable episodes of "24," "Bones" and other network shows.
Disney Channel Australia and Fremantle Media will locally produce Oz-based kids' skein "As the Bell Rings."
China's TV authorities are cutting the number of weeks that "American Idol"-style singing contests can run after complaints in the media that many artificially extend their runs to make more money…
In a last roll of the dice, Portuguese telco Sonaecom has upped the stakes yet again in its bid to buy rival Portugal Telecom, which owns the country's leading pay-TV company, TV Cabo. Shareholders…
Cleverly using "American Idol" as a launching pad, Fox generated enormous sampling of this new gameshow, which is really just a means of using a pithy title to try, yet again, to replicate the "Who…
In many respects, the BBC's "Robin Hood" feels like a throwback to the classic Disney adventures of the 1950s, where Zorro or the Swamp Fox would battle the same assortment of ruthless but semi-inept…
Barcelona-based Drimtim Ent. has inked with Endemol Spain to produce a package of three made-for-TV movies.
Fox schooled the competition Tuesday, earning an A+ for the premiere of gameshow "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader?" Unscripted Mark Burnett skein held on to most of its lead-in from "American…