"Family Guy" showrunner Chris Sheridan has inked a rich seven-figure overall deal to stay with 20th Century Fox TV for up to three more years. Deal comes as Sheridan finishes production on his…
A weekly series version of the high-rated two-hour special "Rome: Engineering an Empire" is the highlight of the schedule to be announced today by the History Channel, which also has commissioned…
"Pepper Dennis" creators Gretchen Berg and Aaron Harberts have sealed a two-year overall deal at 20th Century Fox TV. Under the seven-figure pact, Berg and Harberts continue to oversee "Pepper,"…
Director Zhang Yimou will design the high-profile opening and closing ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics -- with a helping hand from Steven Spielberg.
Pubcaster NHK has been hit by another embezzlement scandal as it continues to face protests from angry viewers who are withholding the license fee.
Mexican President Vicente Fox has rushed to sign a controversial media and telco bill into law despite protests that the legislation would benefit dominant TV company Televisa and its smaller rival…
China's broadcast watchdog wants state TV programmers to stick closer to the party line on "political and propaganda discipline" and is clamping down on the use of international news footage from…
MTV has greenlit "Rob & Big Black," a buddy comedy revolving around real-life pro street skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and his bodyguard, Christopher "Big Black" Boykin. Music net has ordered eight…
When a court in New Delhi in February freed two men accused of the murder of model Jessica Lall, the country was outraged.
South Korea prides itself on adopting new technologies fast. However, digital TV is an exception. Plans to switch to digital broadcasting in 2010 are in doubt due to regulatory, technological and…
Gaul's minorities have complained for years that they are under-represented in the TV and movie industries, both behind and in front of the cameras.