A miniseries about AIDS in Africa, a movie franchise built around the Gallic comic character Tintin and a still-gestating saga about the War in the Pacific are all on Steven Spielberg's to do list.
Rupert Murdoch decided Monday that we -- and News Corp. -- are better off not knowing how O.J. would have done it. Pummeled by days of acid criticism on the planned publication of Simpson's book "If…
A dominant victory by "Desperate Housewives" made ABC the ratings winner among young adults on Sunday, while the concluding 20 minutes of the highest-rated NFL game of the season lifted CBS to the…
Putting itself at the center of a new guessing game, Vivendi has said it may soon sever its last remaining ties with Hollywood via the sale of its 20% stake in NBC Universal -- and then again, it may…
ITV's stock price has begun to rally following an initial dip in response to BSkyB's audacious purchase of nearly a fifth of the troubled terrestrial broadcaster's stock.
In what looks like the biggest Spanish soccer deal ever, production, broadcasting and rights broking company Mediapro has tied down rights to Real Madrid soccer games until 2012/13 for, according to…
Teuton publishing giant Axel Springer is close to acquiring a 25% stake in Poland's largest commercial web Polsat for around Euros 250 million ($321 million).
Seven Network has announced the formation of Seven Media Group, a joint venture with US private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) that values Seven's media assets at $A4 billion ($3.1…
Comedy Central has made a good living out of skewering the political right. Now Fox News Channel, a primary source of material for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, is teaming with the exec producer…
TV shingle Working Dog is responsible for that rarest of Australian achievements -- selling a format Stateside.
In 2003 when Denise Cramsey left "Trading Spaces" at the height of its popularity, she knew what she was doing. Today she's on the road as an executive producer of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home…