Five, the U.K. terrestrial web, has retained rights to the Hugh Laurie medical skein, "House," despite attempts by rivals ITV and BSkyB to poach the program.
Achim Rohnke will replace Dieter Frank next year as co-managing director of entertainment group Bavaria Film.
Chuck Dolan's Cablevision has filed an appeal after a federal court ruled last week that the major studios could stop the cabler from harvesting a monetary windfall by altering its DVR service to…
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Jennifer Lopez has pacted with Univision to exec produce "La Flor Palida," a five-hour musical drama that reps the Spanish-language net's first foray into the miniseries genre. Project begins lensing…
Dondre Whitfield ("Jake in Progress") and Christine Woods have come aboard "Atlanta." They'll star alongside Freddie Prinze Jr. and Leslie Bibb in the half-hour laffer.
Both Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama said they would not participate in a presidential debate sponsored by Fox News Channel, throwing the event in jeopardy.
Discovery Communications has laid off some 200 employees -- about 3% of its fulltime workforce -- cutting a sizeable number from the U.S.-networks division and the studios unit that produces and…
Malaysian satcaster Astro All Asia Networks is to invest $166 million for a 20% stake in the Maran Group's Sun Direct TV, which will be India's fourth satcaster TV platform. Sun Direct TV will go…
As U.S. bizzers traipse to Cannes' Croisette for next week's Mip TV mart, the big questions are: Will prices for Hollywood shows hold -- and will foreign buyers clamor for more of them?
China's TV watchdog has warned nine digital pay TV channels that they could face fines or even closure unless they stop broadcasting commercials, films and dramas in violation of their permits.
Canuck pubcaster the CBC is canceling some of its best-known, longest-running shows and has fired 41 staffers in cost cuts. "Country Canada," "Venture" and "Hatching, Matching and Dispatching" are…