Showtime and U.K.-based Channel 4 have teamed with producer Ecosse Films on "Meadowlands," an original weekly drama about a family in the witness protection program.
The big question at Mipcom next week: Who will be the first U.S. seller to pocket $1.5 million an episode for one of its new shows? That's the new benchmark the Hollywood majors are eyeing as their…
Some of the viewers ABC's "Lost" lost along the way didn't return for its third-season premiere Wednesday, although the show remains a winner. A broad smash during its initial season, "Lost" saw some…
Crown Media has sold domestic rights to more than 600 TV movies, including big-budget miniseries "Lonesome Dove," "Moby Dick," "Gulliver's Travels" and "Merlin," to Robert Halmi's RHI Enterprises for…
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Diane Sawyer landed the first televised interview with Mel Gibson since his DUI arrest and subsequent anti-Semitic comments toward a Los Angeles County sheriff's…
ABC has captured the third Wednesday of the television season in key demos behind "Lost" and "Dancing With the Stars," although the drama declined about 25% from its year-ago season premiere. "The…
U.K. factual and documentary specialist, Diverse Productions, is being lined up for takeover by Scandinavia's second largest production combo, Zodiak Television.
U.K. indie Celador, creator of "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?," has tapped reality specialist Ruth Wrigley as head of entertainment. Wrigley, who produced the first three U.K. series of "Big…
A former adviser to the two most powerful men in Britain, Prime Minister Tony Blair and Chancellor Gordon Brown, is the new head of Blighty's communications regulator, the Office of Communications.
In an effort to brand itself more effectively abroad -- and clear up confusion about who licenses its product -- HBO will henceforth distribute all of its series, movies, minis, docs, boxing matches…