On a big night for season finales, Fox's "American Idol" and ABC's "Lost" combined for about 50 million viewers Wednesday, with Fox winning the night comfortably across the board, according to…
The British format biz is going for another goal with a new reality show called "Football Icon." Show is a joint effort of Rupert Murdoch's satellite channel Sky One and Premier League soccer team…
The sluggish marketplace for theatrical movies on TV has received a jolt of electricity from the Paramount TV Group, which sold TV rights to "The Longest Yard" to Turner's TBS/TNT and CBS in a shared…
ABC has spelled out its plans to get a little more country, picking up a two-hour CMA Music Festival special and Kenny Chesney concert event, in addition to landing the CMA Awards franchise.
"Threshold," a sci-fi thriller toplining Carla Gugino and Charles Dutton, has been snapped up by Britain's BSkyB in the first major sale unveiled at the ongoing LA Screenings event.
TNT Latin America has nabbed pan-regional basic cable rights to the Oscars. Starting in 2006, channel will air the Academy Awards live in 35 territories for three years.
Now that the nets have picked up their fall pilots, they're starting to make some changes to their casts. Rachel Leigh Cook ("She's All That") is exiting the Fox dramedy "Head Cases," a rep for…
E! is making a wireless play, signing on to provide content for SmartVideo, which distributes TV content to cell phones. Net will provide entertainment news as well as clips from skeins including…
Fox is upping its commitment to the wireless space, establishing a cross-company unit located in its TV studio.
Univision Communications has named Cristina Schwarz to VP, government and community relations.
ABC Family has greenlit pilots for a trio of quirky dramas -- about a sleepy town, a just-born teenager and an inner-city cop, respectively -- set to begin production in July.