Soccer icon David Beckham lobs the ball, right-foot, left-foot, time and again, with easy grace. Behind him, players circle the ball. Piggy-in-the-middle Alessandro Nivola haplessly tries to…
As ITV, the U.K.'s first commercial television service, prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary Sept. 22 there is one question on the lips of media folk.
If NBC is going to make some Nielsen noise this fall, it figures to be on Wednesday. The buzz-challenged Peacock has paired its two highest-profile new shows back-to-back on the night in a bid for…
Tuning In: How appropriate that NBC, which couldn't get arrested with many new programs last season, is pinning part of its hopes on Martha Stewart, who did.
Michael Rapaport opens the pilot of "War at Home" with a witty diatribe on the lack of rules in modern-day child rearing. He's a troubled man trying to make sense of the anarchy in his home…
When Los Angeles Times staffers feted outgoing editor John Carroll at his sendoff in July, they presented him with the customary mock front page. There were knowing laughs, however, when a staff…
The 9/11 anniversary has triggered the inevitable wave of related programs to simultaneously commemorate and exploit it, including this commercial-free special that earnestly reconstructs a tick-tock…
London Eye: Three years after ITV production arm Granada shut down its film unit, the U.K.'s leading commercial web has quietly slipped back into the theatrical biz.
On paper, "Reunion" has everything going for it -- a sexy teen soap with a gimmick, as each episode counts forward from 1986 toward the 20-year reunion of a group of high school friends shrouded in…
Voiceover: It's rare that reporters cry on cue, but one at least did last week as she interviewed a distraught New Orleans man whose wife had slipped through his fingers and been swept up and carried…
Despite certain anger from hardliners, Afghanistan's private Tolo Television plans to launch an "Oprah"-style yakker dealing with taboo women's issues.