Although the moment is comical at first -- as Cary Elwes puts on his papal vestments and magically morphs into Jon Voight -- that campy transformation actually elevates the second half of CBS' "Pope…
Tuning In: Critics love to get our collective panties in a bunch over broadcasters going with safe and familiar choices, lambasting them for retreating to the same-old, same-old.
The nets are getting edgier in their '06 degrees of preparation. The Big Six, soaring toward pilot season, have filled their development slates with a bevy of brave ideas and bold format experiments…
Voiceover: Remember the kerfuffle over "Friends" when it came to the crucial five-year point and the ensemble cast dug in its heels for much more money?
Uruguay broadcaster Saeta TV Canal 10 launched the country's first locally made reality show Nov. 18 -- an adaptation of "The Simple Life."
Business is booming at German digital paybox Premiere -- and execs are betting on soccer and horse racing to keep it that way.
The Americans are set to converge on the Asia Media Festival, to be held at Singapore's Shangri-La Hotel Nov. 30 to Dec. 2.
Viewers in the South African township of Soweto can now watch the first of the country's new free-to-air community TV channels.
It ought to be hard to screw up a holiday special, but "The Happy Elf" manages that trick and then some. Unimaginatively designed CG-animated hour makes a pit stop on NBC en route to next week's DVD…
BSkyB, Europe's leading paybox, last week unveiled what it describes as the most important change in British broadcasting since the birth of TV -- the much-hyped Sky HD, Blighty's first…