Local pubcasters are set to launch a lobbying blitz to convince Congress to mandate carriage of all their digital signals by satcasters DirecTV and EchoStar.
Fox News Channel is airing two pilots of Joel Surnow's "The ½ Hour News Hour" to test the market for a right-leaning satire show. FNC is testing the concept on Sunday nights. The first episode will…
Thanks to an aggressive tax credit program, a record 10 pilots are shooting around Gotham during pilot season. In the past week alone, the Long Island City facility said Monday, four shows finalized…
Hot on the heels of their success producing the opening and half time shows at this year's Super Bowl, Don Mischer Prods. is gearing up for its next big challenge: the Special Olympics World Summer…
NBC Universal is expected to unveil Tiki Barber as its newest on-air personality today with roles on "Today" and "Sunday Night Football."
Sunday's Grammy Awards telecast bounced back from its record-low ratings performance of a year ago, winning the night for CBS even though ABC put up a good fight.
James Packer's Nine Network won the first night of the ratings year Down Under on Sunday with an intermittently rain-delayed one-day cricket match between England and Australia.
Viacom is undertaking a major retrenchment at its cable nets, eliminating about 250 staff positions across MTV Networks. Cuts will rep about 6% of MTVN's workforce, though numbers actually come in…
"The Wind That Shakes the Barley" nabbed the top prize at the 2006 Irish Film & Television Academy Awards, as well as supporting actor for Liam Cunningham and best Irish film.
The BBC is heading for a 24-hour strike that unions claim will cause serious disruption to news shows. Six hundred technical staff have voted to walk out on Feb. 26 over compulsory job cuts.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" raided the Visual Effects Society Awards Sunday night and sailed off with six wins, including the two top awards: outstanding visual effects in a…