It generated positive reviews, but ABC's limited-run series "Empire" got off to a weak ratings start Tuesday. While unscripted programming and lighter scripted fare have worked well in recent…
The grandeur that was "Rome" will be hard to miss. HBO has devised an ambitious saturation launch for the 12-episode drama skein, bowing Aug. 28 at 9 p.m. Giving viewers as many opportunities to tune…
Martin Scorsese's feature-length documentary "No Direction Home: Bob Dylan" will be released on DVD a week before it is broadcast on PBS and the BBC in late September. Paramount Home Entertainment…
World soccer's governing body has agreed to terrestrial TV rights deals with broadcasters in the U.K., France, Italy Germany and Spain as part of a Europe-wide package for the 2010 World Cup in South…
Bobby Brown let a camera crew follow him around for several months -- through a stretch encompassing the R&B singer's latest legal troubles -- and the result is a bad home movie crossed with an…
ITV, the U.K.'s most watched commercial broadcaster, was handed a £135 million ($243 million) lifeline as media regulator the Office of Communications (Ofcom) halved its license fees on…
With Carsey-Werner getting out of the active TV production business, company partner Tom Werner is inching closer toward identifying his next entertainment venture.
After helping build Wisteria Lane and the "Lost" island, Touchstone exec Barry Jossen is getting a promotion.
CBS summer staple "Big Brother" is getting a million-dollar facelift for 2005 -- in more ways than one.
Prolific producers Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins -- who'll have an impressive five series on the Big Six next season -- are moving their small-screen business to NBC Universal TV Studio.
Sundance Channel has acquired pay TV rights to six docs from Montreal-based docu-sales company Films Transit, including liberal favorite "The Corporation," to air on the channel in late 2005, or…