It was a two-net horse race down to the final night in the November sweep's most closely watched ratings category, with a steady CBS and a rising ABC battling to a draw.
Continental paybox M-Net has commissioned its first drama skeins from Nigeria, part of its commitment to promoting homegrown product in Africa.
It happened more than 50 years ago, but the film business went through its own a la carte fight. Before it was ended by the Paramount consent decree in 1948, Hollywood studios widely used "block…
Tuning In: Before the debate goes any further, someone needs to tie up the culture warriors, morality crusaders and children's watchdogs and force them to sit through Nickelodeon's latest road show…
How do you cast a girl to play Maria? The answer, if you're Andrew Lloyd Webber and you're co-producing "The Sound of Music," is to go the route of British reality TV.
The cable industry last week was obsessed by its most dreaded phrase in the French language: a la carte. Relishing his role as the villain of the piece is Kevin Martin, chairman of the FCC, who seems…
In a turbulent TV biz, there is one constant: The Super Bowl. But even that mega-pageant is not immune to the changes sweeping the ad world from Hollywood to Madison Avenue.
Surprised when stores start setting up holiday displays months in advance? That's nothing compared to showbiz. The December holidays are still weeks away, but many in Hollywood are thinking ahead to…
Kerry Packer's dominant Nine Network has won this year's Oz ratings crown in a tortoise-and-hare race with a rejuvenated Seven Network.
Entertainment attorney Jon Moonves and producer Houston Curtis are betting big on blackjack. Duo are part of a team of producers and investors behind the "Ultimate Blackjack Tour," a tournament-style…