BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, has tapped Gareth Williams as executive producer of international format development.
SingTel (Singapore Telecommunications) has started a six-month technical trial of Internet Protocol TV. SingTel intends to offer high definition pay TV content from partners, including MediaCorp…
Incest and larceny are among the many manifestations of a severely dysfunctional Japanese family in "The Matsugane Potshot Affair." Apparently based on a true story, high quality production plays at…
Feature-length toon "U" is a trippy, comical but also very gabby fable about a faintly canine creature's transition from misunderstood girlhood to first stirrings of romance. Voiced skillfully by…
After the blunders of 2000 and '04, TV news made an election-projection correction Tuesday. The networks refrained from early predictions, based on a few precincts, that proved to be clumsy and…
The Writers Guild of America West has asked the federal government to intervene in its long-running dispute over the CW's "America's Next Top Model."
Syria is sending out mixed signals with its attempts to liberalize its media biz. Its first and only commercial TV channel, satcaster Al Sham, was shut down by Information Minister Muhsin Bilal on…
An abundance of college football storylines is turning ABC/ESPN into a big winner this season -- and giving Fox plenty to salivate over as it prepares to launch its pricey BCS Bowl package in January.
Bravo is reteaming with Snackaholic, the production banner behind the network's "Tabloid Wars," for a reality show that goes behind the scenes at a luxury hotel.
BBC America has acquired five dramatic series following a deal with indie distributor All3Media Intl. They are "Wild at Heart," "Ahead of the Class," "Ultimate Force," "Trust" and "In the City.'
Ratings for most syndicated shows were little changed in the week ended Oct. 29, the last frame before sweeps, as many shows focused on preparing ratings-grabbing gimmicks for the period.