ABC captured the opening Tuesday of the season behind a two-hour "Dancing With the Stars," but Fox and NBC also took turns winning hours on a competitive night. CBS did OK but was nothing special…
Rupert Murdoch insisted negotiations on a potential share swap involving News Corp.'s Sky Italia and Telecom Italia were dead, preferring instead to keep the satcaster independent.
After months of speculation, Lorne Michaels has confirmed the departure of several "Saturday Night Live" stalwarts -- including Horatio Sanz and Chris Parnell. NBC's latenight franchise will begin…
CBS has beat out at least two other nets to land the next project from "Six Feet Under" scribe-producer Kate Robin. Eye has attached a substantial six-figure penalty to the untitled script, an…
Lily Tomlin and Gary Cole have come aboard the HBO comedy pilot "12 Miles of Bad Road" from exec producers Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and Harry Thomason. Mary Kay Place, Kim Dickens, Katherine LaNasa…
EW Scripps Co. has declared forcefully that it's gung-ho about buying Tribune Broadcasting's 31% stake in the Food Network. Scripps CEO Kenneth Lowe said he knows that Tribune "would like to sell it…
Fox News Channel has tapped Martha MacCallum to host new afternoon program "The Live Desk," which will replace the departing "DaySide" in the news net's early afternoon schedule.
Fox Television stations and Tri-American Prods. is set to launch multiplatform dating program "My Dating Place."
Thailand's media mogul-turned-Prime Minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, was ousted in a bloodless military coup on Tuesday night. Shinawatra learned of the coup while he was in New York at the United…
People will soon be able to receive programming from Discovery Communications via two new platforms: DVDs from Amazon's online store and computer downloads from Amazon's Unbox.
A personal, self-financed project by British helmer Tony Kaye, "Lake of Fire" reps an extraordinary docu achievement. Handsomely filmed on silvery 35mm and high-definition by Kaye himself, the…