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…
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?
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…
Visions of sugar plums may soon be dancing in their heads, but network execs also have their sights set on something else: improving at midseason.
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.
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.