More than 1,600 industryites will dissect everything from plastic surgery on TV to the future of the BBC during the 30th Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival, to be held Aug. 26-28.
Tuning In: ABC entertainment president Stephen McPherson appeared via satellite from Paris at last year's TV Critics Assn. tour, which inconveniently coincided with his honeymoon. A year later, the…
Oil-rich Venezuela has commissioned China to build and launch a $200 million satellite in 2008 to lessen its dependence on U.S. and European birds.
With "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," Bravo demonstrated how one hit could make a network. Now, as that franchise fades, the NBC Universal cabler needs its own makeover.
Mexican telcos are bowing a mass of mobile entertainment to boost take-up of their cell phone services.
London Eye: New Line Cinema is hoping that Mark Burnell's novel "The Rhythm Section" will be the start of a new female thriller franchise for the studio.
India's giant pubcaster Doordashan is about to lose its lock on terrestrial TV -- the government intends to allow the first commercial channels to broadcast free-to-air.
He's duped Pat Buchanan, Sam Donaldson, Ralph Nader and Newt Gingrich. But just when you thought Sacha Baron Cohen's Ali G/Borat/Bruno schtick might have run its course, the comic scores another…
News Corp.'s multimillion-dollar merger of payboxes Sky TV and DirecTV in Latin America is being held up in Colombia by a spat over $10 million in fees that the local TV regulator claims the two…
Voiceover: Those in Hollywood who have to interpret the two-steps-forward, one-step-back policies of the Chinese government have their work cut out for them. Unlocking the potential of that territory…
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