Gallic pubcaster France Televisions is upping its investment in local fare and spending less on U.S. and other foreign acquisitions, toppers declared Monday.
The longrunning soap opera that's keeping the NFL Network from being carried on Time Warner Cable continues to play out on the national stage. About 1.3 million of Time Warner Cable's 14.5-million…
NBC Sports has bought fantasy-sport game company Allstar Stats and its Rotoworld Internet destination, putting them together for a relaunched Web site that will complement NBC's carriage of "Sunday…
Showtime has ordered up its next round of development, greenlighting a trio of series pilots, including an adaptation of the BBC skein "Manchild" from Darren Star.
The creators of cult U.K. comedy sensation "The Office" have said that when it comes to TV drama, the Brits are consistently outclassed by U.S. shows like "The Sopranos" and "24."
Danger-loving TV naturalist Steve Irwin died Monday in what experts describe as a freak accident while diving in Queensland, Australia. The 44-year old reptile wrangler known as the "Crocodile…
No one sells second-banana insurance, but perhaps networks should try applying for it. Brad Garrett was a hoot tossing one-liners from the sidelines on "Everybody Loves Raymond," but he's less…
In a first for a Hollywood major, Warner Bros. TV is setting up a digital production venture, dubbed Studio 2.0, to create original live-action and animated shortform programming for broadband and…
John Malone and Leslie Moonves are going into the movie business, and the way theatricals get sold to pay TV may never be the same. Starz, the pay TV network owned by Malone, will end up harvesting…
The Big Four's bummer summer turned out to be good news for the wired world. While broadcasters went through the summer doldrums, cable nets trotted out an unprecedented number of slickly produced…