The Directors Guild of America has tapped Jerry H. Ziesmer, Joseph R. Aceti and Donald Jacob to receive DGA Awards recognizing lifetime career achievement and contributions to the guild.
A mobile operator in Saudi Arabia has banned cell phone users from sending votes by SMS text messaging to top-rated pan-Arab show "Star Academy," which airs on Lebanese satcaster LBC.
In its third season, fifth-ranking talker "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" had its best showing ever during the week ended Dec. 18 -- a frame in which overall TV viewing dropped dramatically from week…
Some season highs for its Monday shows helped CBS remain hot in primetime last week, but NBC also made some noise with gamer "Deal or No Deal."
Larry King will receive the 2005 journalism award from the Caucus of Television Producers, Writers & Directors at its 23rd annual dinner/awards ceremony Jan. 15 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Unofficial viewing figures suggest the tradition of gathering around the TV on Christmas Day is dying out, replaced by playing gaming consoles and interactive DVD games. Also having an impact is the…
Racing along parallel tracks that require ginning up faux drama, roller derby and reality TV had to collide sooner or later. A&E's slightly salacious attempt to wed the two by focusing on an…
Fox is taking a dip back into the latenight waters. Net has hired former "Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn" exec producer Todd Yasui to serve as senior VP, latenight programming.
Oxygen has greenlit 10 episodes of "The Janice Dickinson Project" (working title) and plans to start running it next spring. The former supermodel will give Oxygen's viewers a closeup view of whether…
Print publisher Axel Springer has rejected the conditions imposed by German media watchdog the Commission on Concentration in the Media (KEK) for its takeover of Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 TV group…