Hoping to rejuvenate interest in this year's Primetime Emmy Awards, producers are borrowing a ploy from reality TV. In a contest dubbed "Emmy Idol," stars have been tapped to perform classic TV theme…
UPN is hopping into bed with "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, giving the Sony-based producer a two-for-one pilot commitment.
Labor Day Weekend, a traditional time of rest, was anything but for news nets as the sudden death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist on Saturday night collided with ongoing Hurricane Katrina…
Sci Fi Channel has sealed a deal with NBC Universal TV Studio and New Line Television for "What If," a potential series that poses history-altering questions and then creates new realities via…
Even those who might not be engrossed by Greta Garbo's filmography should be intrigued by the issues of celebrity and privacy that dogged the actress, as chronicled in this latest loving profile by…
Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution has inked a video-on-demand deal with German Internet service provider T-Online that includes titles such as the "Harry Potter" films and "Matrix" trilogy.
French TV exports fell 0.7% to E244 million ($306.2 million) in 2004, hit by the weak dollar and declining co-production, according to figures to be published today.
Randa Haines ("Children of a Lesser God") has signed to helm the TNT original movie "The Ron Clark Story." Telepic, which begins production today, stars Matthew Perry as a small-town schoolteacher…
Brit broadcaster David Foster has joined upstart global news net Al-Jazeera Intl. as it seeks carriage on U.S. cable and satellite networks.
Fox Intl. Channel's male-skewed FX net is now available on pay TV in Argentina, Venezuela and Brazil, bringing its sub base in Latin America to 8 million -- well over the 7 million it expected to…