Lions Gate TV has signed Bayonne Entertainment prexy Rob Lee to a one-year overall deal. Under the pact, Lee will develop programs for broadcast and cable, with an emphasis on reality skeins.
CBS News pulled the wraps off a Web-based 24-hour news platform through which it will provide streaming video from correspondents as well as live coverage of events such as the London bombings or the…
Fox research exec Lauren Fischer has been bumped up to vice president of the department. Fischer will oversee the network's ratings data distribution and work with Fox's sales, finance and scheduling…
Just a few days after the finale of "Dancing With the Stars" scored sizzling numbers for ABC, the premiere of Mark Burnett's "Rock Star" gave CBS little to sing about.
Two U.S.-backed private equity consortia and Spanish telco Ono have submitted binding bids for Spanish telco group Auna, which owns Spain's biggest cable TV operation, Auna TLC.
Paybox op Austar has pacted with Internet provider Unwired to provide wireless broadband to regional Oz. Austar, which restricts its feevee service to outlying areas, believes broadband is a natural…
Around half the British population watched the BBC's TV coverage of the London bombings Thursday. Director general Mark Thompson said Tuesday that 30 million people turned in to the pubcaster's…
BBC comedies like "The Office" may attract universal praise, but Tuesday the pubcaster's board of governors said its homegrown laffers should take more inspiration from "sophisticated" U.S. fare.
As the BBC presses ahead with 4,000 job cuts, director-general Mark Thompson has attempted to take the sting out of a spat over executive bonuses by forgoing his £135,000 ($229,500) windfall.
IN THE GRAND TRADITION of ill-timed plans, just when TV news began laying the foundation for its latest makeover into something less than hoary old journalism, actual news got in the way.