Epic Records has inked a worldwide recording agreement with INXS just days before the band begins its search for a lead singer on the CBS series "Rock Star: INXS." The band members have been writing…
Multicultural broadcaster SBS is extending its reach to include a larger slice of rural Oz after the government announced plans to provide coverage to towns with 3,000 residents or more.
U.K. terrestrial web Channel 4 has pacted with Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution and Buena Vista Intl. Television for a slew of new programming. Warner deal includes hurricane drama…
An Oz "Big Brother" contestant is under investigation for cruelty to animals after boasting on the reality skein that he ran over a kangaroo with a car and then beat it to death with a piece of wood.
Chile's Mega (Canal 9) has boarded "The Nanny" wagon, one of a string of Latin American broadcasters remaking the Sony Pictures Television Intl. sitcom.
Even fans of so-called reality TV should have trouble swallowing "The Princes of Malibu," in which wealthy music producer David Foster and his ne'er-do-well stepsons concoct a heavily staged…
Fox-owned KTTV leads this year's local Los Angeles Emmy nomination tally, to be announced today by the Academy of TV Arts and Sciences.
"Reba" exec producer Kevin Abbott has signed a rich, three-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. Under the new pact, valued in the seven figures, Abbott will continue to serve as showrunner on…
Steven Bochco is getting back into the comedy biz, reuniting with a pair of former "Doogie Howser" scribes for a project set up at Fox.
A&E Networks and Rainbow Media are the first official network sponsors of the inaugural New York Television Festival, running Sept. 28-Oct. 3. TV Guide is an "in association with" sponsor. Other nets…
Helmer Greg Yaitanes will direct his next pilot for Fox. Yaitanes recently directed the pilot for "Bones," the Barry Josephson-produced drama skein that's said to be a fave of Fox execs.