China's broadcast watchdog wants state TV programmers to stick closer to the party line on "political and propaganda discipline" and is clamping down on the use of international news footage from…
MTV has greenlit "Rob & Big Black," a buddy comedy revolving around real-life pro street skateboarder Rob Dyrdek and his bodyguard, Christopher "Big Black" Boykin. Music net has ordered eight…
Immigration in Spain, though massive, has come late. Spanish media -- as the country at large -- still has to catch up with the phenom.
When a court in New Delhi in February freed two men accused of the murder of model Jessica Lall, the country was outraged.
South Korea prides itself on adopting new technologies fast. However, digital TV is an exception. Plans to switch to digital broadcasting in 2010 are in doubt due to regulatory, technological and…
Gloomy weather, gruesome crimes and sullen detectives haunted by private demons: Thrillers "made in Sweden" have become a powerful draw on German TV.
A month after Islamic militant group Hamas swept to power in the Palestinian territory in an election upset, public net Palestine TV is seeking a wider audience by inking a deal with Jump TV to go…
In a world of film downloads and portable media, not forgetting DVDs, the idea of movies returning to center stage on terrestrial broadcasters' agendas sounds quaint.
What happens when a cable network plants a for-sale sign on its front lawn -- and six months later no serious buyers have shown up?
The outrage over Danish caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed had everybody thinking that jokes about Muslims were verboten. But now a sitcom called "Turkish for Beginners" has Germans laughing in…