In their zeal for attention, unscripted cable series are close to becoming the programs that cried wolf -- so much so that the rare laudable concept is routinely lumped in with dreck like TLC's…
NBC Universal has engineered a renewal of USA Network and three other program services to the NCTC (National Cable TV Cooperative), a buying consortium that reaches more than 8 million subscribers.
Syndication ratings for most talkshows and all courtshows were lower in the week ended April 2, while the access magazine shows were solid. Somewhat milder early spring weather helped pull PUT levels…
TNT and Ridley Scott are collaborating on the cable network's "The Company," a six-part miniseries based on Robert Littell's bestselling Cold War epic. Cabler has greenlit the Sony Pictures TV…
"Lost" co-creator and exec producer Damon Lindelof tackled diversity in the entertainment business Tuesday, delivering the keynote at the Entertainment & Media Career Expo at the L.A. Convention…
After establishing a nice foundation behind "American Idol" last season, Fox drama "House" continues to add viewers this spring. Last week, as Fox racked up its seventh consecutive victory among…
The Writers Guild of America East and ABC have relaunched long-stalled contract negotiations covering 225 newswriters, editors and producers, who have been working for more than a year under an…
Nine topper and former TV host Eddie McGuire has appointed his lawyer and manager Jeffrey Browne as executive director, focusing on strategic development and business affairs.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin J. Martin made it clear that while existing blocking technology is effective, he believes the cable industry can and should do more to help parents…
Al-Jazeera Intl., the English-language version of the Qatar-based Arab satcaster, is poised to sign a deal for U.S. distribution.