Insanity and comedy have always gone hand in hand, which isn't to say that spinning mirth out of nervous breakdowns and attempted manslaughter is for everyone. Suffering from its own kind of bipolar…
The major studios and cable operators are closing in on a plan to release a theatrical movie day-and-date with its DVD premiere. One of the sticking points is the retail price.
Dominant commercial broadcaster TF1's murder mystery miniseries "Dolmen" was French TV's ratings winner in 2005, with its segs scoring six of the 10 best audiences across all genres.
The remote control ushered in the age of the channel surfer, but that wave may be ready to crash. While couch potatoes watch as much TV as ever, they're no longer apt to graze around the dial.
Spain suffered the throes of a TV revolution in 2005 that included the bow of its first major broadcaster in 15 years (Cuatro), 18 new digital terrestrial television channels, the consolidation of…
South Korean entertainment group iHQ has bought a 51.42% stake in content provider YTN Media for $17.6 million, giving it control over cable/satellite channels ComedyTV and the entertainment-themed…
Rupert Murdoch's Star TV is pulling India's top-rated version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" mid-season due to the ill health of its host, Amitabh Bachchan, the country's biggest movie star.
U.K. digital auds prefer homegrown fare, according to end-of-year viewing figures that also show commercial weblet ITV2 overtook satcaster Sky One for the first time as Blighty's most popular digital…
While syndication ratings were lower for most shows during the week ended Dec. 25 due to the Christmas holiday and post-sweeps reruns, magazine shows managed to buck the trend.
"Dancing With the Stars" returned with good numbers for ABC on Thursday night, while NBC got off to an encouraging start with its new comedy block. CBS remained on top, though, as "CSI" was again the…