Marking its 30th year, the Kennedy Center Honors effortlessly achieves the celebratory tone to which most award shows can only aspire. This year's edition of the honors, invariably a mixed bag in its…
Rocked by a year of upheaval, the TV biz ends 2007 in a very different mindset. Many of the rules have changed -- and many more have yet to be written.
Going public next year will shove Discovery Communications under Wall Street's magnifying glass, which could boldly highlight the company's most vexing problem: getting cable operators to pony up…
Niche-market TV shows may get canceled, but that doesn't mean they can't have another season.
As befits a nation in which all efforts are being geared toward the upcoming Olympics, the new CCTV towers, an 80-story building that will integrate all aspects of TV at the world's most-watched…
Borat is dead. Sacha Baron Cohen tells The Daily Telegraph that he's retiring the clueless Kazakh journalist, as well as his alter ego, aspiring rapper Ali G.
The International Olympic Committee has awarded the digital broadcast rights for the 2008 Beijing Olympics within China to CCTV.com, the online arm of state broadcaster CCTV.
French culture and communications minister Christine Albanel has said that Patrick de Carolis, chairman of national pubcaster France Televisions "has my full support." Media speculation has mounted…
France's Canal Plus is about to complete a deal for a majority stake in German producer-distrib Kinowelt, still one of Germany's big names in film and rebounding with strong growth after a rough…
German pubcaster ZDF fired versatile talkshow host Andrea Kiewel on Friday after it emerged she had a PR contract with a weight-loss company that she repeatedly plugged on air.
Europe's leading paybox BSkyB is to beef up its download movie service following new agreements with Paramount and Warner Bros.