As TV and the Internet continue their inexorable march toward the altar, Apple TV is one of the coolest gadgets to come along yet, but given its price and modest advantages, perhaps among the least…
The major studios are breaking out the noisemakers and party hats, jazzed by the announcement that two unlikely cable networks, Animal Planet and TV Land, are embracing movies in a big way, each…
The initial season of NBC's "Sunday Night Football" was a big success, and the NFL seems determined to keep the fourth-place Peacock afloat during the fall months again this year.
Evenhanded almost to a fault, this six-night, 12-hour, 11-film project represents a laudably ambitious endeavor for public television, especially with commercial broadcasters having virtually…
Even conceding that there are no original ideas left, few are as derivative as "Drive," a marketing-based concoction that borrows from such gas-guzzling titles as "The Cannonball Run" and "Death Race…
With ABC airing clip shows of its top Thursday programs, CBS swept each of the evening's half-hours in key demos, highlighted by the first victory for rookie "Shark" over NBC's veteran "ER."
If Fred Dalton Thompson runs for president, the attorney-actor-U.S-senator-actor-again's candidacy will dictate that NBC cease repeating any version of "Law & Order" featuring him as avuncular D.A…
The folks at "24" should be exceedingly grateful their Emmy ship came in last year, because the sixth season has driven the show's hard-to-steer concept completely off the rails.
As 12,000 international TV execs traipse to the French Riviera for the 44th Mip TV sales bazaar, the mood on the Cannes Croisette is likely to be heady.
Consolidation is the name of the game in Europe, most notably in the two biggest TV markets -- the U.K. and Germany. Key players such as behemoth RTL are eyeing opportunities. In the U.K., the…
There are few things the Brits can teach the U.S. about the TV biz, but when it comes to global formats, Blighty's dominance puts the Yanks to shame.