HBO has succeeded in extending the life of "The Sopranos" into 2007. The cabler and "Sopranos" creator-exec producer David Chase have agreed to produce eight additional episodes for the skein's sixth…
If you can't beat 'em, interview 'em. That could be a mantra of "Birch & Company," a new talkshow devoted to social, political and cultural controversies involving America's gay community, debuting…
It was just a matter of time. Despite recent tightening by the Chinese authorities to keep U.S. pics and TV operators on a short leash, "Desperate Housewives" is about to explode onto the Chinese…
NBC Universal Global Networks Deutschland unveiled its new German free TV channel Das Vierte (The Fourth) on Thursday. It will showcase 50 years of films and series from the NBC Universal libraries.
A big upswing in revenue from the "CSI" franchise and boffo ad sales at Canuck specialty channels helped drive strong second-quarter results for Canuck film and TV company Alliance Atlantis…
Nielsen Media Research has partnered with CBS, UPN and Discovery as well as ad agencies OMD, PHD, Magna Global and Zenith Optimedia, to conduct research into the effectiveness -- and the value -- of…
Former CNN correspondent Jason Bellini has been named host and correspondent of Logo's CBS News on Logo, a series of daily reports CBS will produce for the lesbian/gay-interest channel.
After a barrage of advance publicity, "Lost" arrived in Blighty Aug. 11 and scored the biggest-ever debut for a U.S. show on terrestrial web Channel 4.
Communications Minister Helen Coonan has reaffirmed the government's commitment to Oz's "anti-siphoning" laws that keep big sports events on the free webs rather than feevees.
A funny thing happened on the way to the Emmys. Comedy found itself a new king. "Desperate Housewives," not always a laugh riot but a comedy by Emmy's standards nonetheless, tied for the top spot…
Supermodel Heidi Klum will follow in the footsteps of Tyra Banks by hosting a localized German version of the UPN show “America’s Next Top Model.” Germany joins Australia, France, Russia, the U.K.…