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…
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 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…
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.
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…
Viewers in the South African township of Soweto can now watch the first of the country's new free-to-air community TV channels.
If the mandate of pay TV (and increasingly TV in general) is to provoke and challenge conventions, then Showtime has surely done so with the premise and scheduling pattern of this 10-hour limited…
Hispanic courtshow judges are becoming all the rage in TV syndication, and Bob Cook, president of Twentieth TV, which has two of them under contract, says you don't need to be a marketing expert to…
ABC's Pope John Paul II biopic is the least engaging among this year's trio of so-so productions about the pontiff -- and not just because it has only two hours to tell the tale, compared with four…