TNT is taking a $100 million gamble that "Into the West," a 12-hour saga of cowboys and Indians exec-produced by Steven Spielberg, will ride to the rescue of the whole Western genre when it kicks off…
The property market is booming in South Africa, and satcaster Multichoice Africa is tapping into the trend with a new home and lifestyle channel.
For four years, recently ankled Nine Network CEO David Gyngell, had allowed everyone to think he is the godson of Nine Network majority owner Kerry Packer.
Telecom Personal, Argentina's No. 2 cell phone carrier, has launched "Personal Stand-Up," the first short-form TV program developed in Latin America for cellphones.
The real Ari might not dig it, but "Let's hug it out, bitch" is about to become his signature. To promote the second-season premiere of "Entourage" on June 5, HBO has unleashed 25,000 Lance…
With 10 Canuck-produced dramas in the offing for next year, some in the Great White North are suggesting that the long-touted indigenous drama crisis may be over.
The old world order of network TV came crashing down last week. In recent years, May upfronts -- the annual schmoozefest in which webs unveil their fall lineups to cynical crowds of baby-faced ad…
Two free-to-air terrestrial TV stations have launched in Indonesia in the last month. JakTV and O Channel are vying for upscale audiences in the 4.5 million households in the Greater Jakarta area.
The sudden departure of Nine topper David Gyngell earlier this month has sparked a game of musical chairs at rival terrestrial web Ten, with execs grabbing a seat lest they find Gyngell sitting in it.
The BBC has dubbed it "Martini Media," a reference to its availability "any time, any place," but commercial rivals might need a drop of the hard stuff, rather than a cocktail, after considering the…
The departure of "Everybody Loves Raymond," one year after "Friends," means the No. 1 comedy in primetime has exited stage right for two consecutive years.