"American Idol" producer FremantleMedia North America is continuing its push into scripted programming, inking a first-look deal with Jackie Collins.
Lucy Lawless has been cast in one of the lead roles for Bryan Singer's Touchstone-produced "Football Wives."
Showbiz and the sports biz are beginning a love affair with the 3-D format, propelling the National Basketball Assn. to experiment with the first-ever live sports events that will air in 3-D high…
Nickelodeon, French channel TF1 and French animation studio TeamTo have signed on as co-producers of the Korean 3-D animated TV series "Oasis."
Brazil's pay TV sector last year had its best performance since 2000. The country's total sub base, including cable, satellite and other operators, reached about 4.5 million at the end of 2006, up…
Reminding us that they don't make royal scandals like they used to, BBC America premieres the soapy but satisfying "Wallis & Edward," earnestly chronicling the oft-told tale of how King Edward VIII…
The legions of viewers who miss the NBC megaskein "Friends" may want to tune in to a series about the lives of six Chinese twentysomething friends who live together after they were tricked into…
Comcast, the giant cable operator, has convinced five of the six major studios to participate in a test that could turn pay-per-view movies from a nothing revenue stream into a profit-generating…
The studio congloms have different levels of involvement in China and India. Championed by Rupert Murdoch, News Corp. and Fox are front-runners in both countries -- possibly too aggressive in China.
If Elvis were still alive today and wanted to mount another comeback special, he'd probably pass on NBC and head straight for VH1 -- or maybe just post a few clips on YouTube.
Is Jeff Zucker the guy to finally engineer a true overhaul of broadcast news -- for better or, more likely, worse? Zucker's responsibilities as the newly anointed CEO of NBC Universal include movies.