RTL Television will launch three new digital channels on satellite and cable on Dec. 1. The channels -- RTL Crime, lifestyle-oriented RTL Living and telenovela- and soap-soaked Passion -- will be…
New Spanish broadcaster La Sexta has announced the acquisition of four series from the BBC, including prize-winning comedy "Extras" and hospital drama "Bodies."
NBC's Monday again looked good with "Heroes" and season-high results for "Deal or No Deal," but the net's "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" hit ratings lows with its fifth episode.
Sweden's Modern Times Group is partnering with North American Sports Network to launch a sports channel in Eastern Europe. It will bow next month in Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Kazakhstan and…
They've been a long time coming, but early indications are that Five's new digital weblets, Five U.S. and Five Life, which bowed Monday and Sunday, respectively, may pay dividends for the broadcaster.
In a groundbreaking deal for Europe, Catalan pubcaster Televisio de Catalunya (TVC) has inked with China's powerful Shanghai Media Group to co-produce a miniseries and long-format fiction series.
The four leading pay-per-view distributors in the U.S. -- In Demand, DirecTV, EchoStar and TVN -- will offer a pay-per-view "Superfighter" event, featuring eight heavyweight boxers in a four-hour…
Scribe David Shore is developing a project at NBC -- his first since his "House" turned into an Emmy-nominated hit. Shore is partnering with "House" writer Peter Blake to pen an untitled drama for…
ABC is keeping "Brothers & Sisters" in the family, ordering a full season of the Sunday-night relationship drama. Meanwhile, CBS has given soph Bruckheimer drama "Close to Home" a greenlight for the…
"The Departed" star Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental activism to TV, signing on to produce a reality skein about a town that goes green. DiCaprio's Appian Way shingle has pacted with…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Blaze Television's Conor MacAnally and Bart Peters to exec produce the 2007 Writers Guild Awards.