Having been recently slapped by a federal appellate court for overstepping itself on indecency policy, the Federal Communications Commission still has ways of exercising its authority, this time by…
Swedish Television has won a bidding war for free-to-air rights to HBO content for the next three years. The new deal, for an undisclosed sum, goes into effect immediately.
U.K. hybrid pubcaster Channel 4 has bought exclusive U.K. rights to Fox's "Back to You" starring Kelsey Grammer and Patricia Heaton, after May's L.A. Screenings.
BBC on-demand service the iPlayer will bow in the U.K. on July 27, a few months earlier than planned. British users will be able to download BBC fare from www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer seven days after…
Iran's pubcaster IRIB is launching a 24-hour English-language newscast to challenge existing Western news outlets in the battle for the airwaves.
Film shingle Vertigo Entertainment ("The Ring") is pushing deeper into television, inking a first-look deal with Lionsgate Television. Vertigo and Lionsgate will work together to develop scripted…
NBC's "America's Got Talent" was the only thing with a pulse in primetime on Tuesday. ABC's "Shaq's Big Challenge" was audience-challenged in its premiere, and it was another woeful night for Fox's…
The National Basketball Assn. has extended its contract with ESPN, ABC and TNT for a record eight years, through the 2015-16 season, stressing a whole batch of new rights beyond broadcast and cable…
A CBS News producer whose skull was fractured while he was vacationing last year sued the network Monday, charging he was discriminated against for being gay and was fired for publicly discussing the…
The packed summer cable sked may have its first casualty. "Heartland," the TNT medical drama starring Treat Williams, has been shuffled out of its prime slot just two episodes into its run.
MTV will air episodes of the MTVU series "Meet or Delete," an unusual partnership between Viacom and Hewlett Packard that ups the ante in the marriage between programmers and television networks.
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