In an age where the networks shell out hundreds of millions of dollars for sports packages and awards show rights, the Tournament of Roses Parade is TV's last great steal. The license fee? Nothing…
Tuning In: The Cold War audience faced the constant threat of nuclear annihilation, a risk seen in everything from fanciful spy yarns to "Failsafe" to "Twilight Zone" episodes. With rare exceptions…
Organizers are claiming record attendance for December's Asia Media Festival programming market, held here.
With Walt Disney Television Intl. (India) launching its Disney and Toon Disney channels Dec. 17, rival kidvid players are bribing the ankle-biters for ratings.
Viewers want violent programming banned during the Christmas holidays, according to a study by Research Intl. commissioned by UPC Broadband.
After 30 years of legal battles to gain public funding and get on air in New Zealand, the Maori Television Service bowed March 28. Nine months later, it is fighting another battle -- to increase its…
Everyone wants to "support our troops." But almost no one in Hollywood is quite sure what that means.
Teamsters leaders have repeated their warning to studios and nets that about 500 casting directors and associates will go on strike soon should the companies refuse to allow the employees to unionize.
The National Basketball Assn. is having a harder time scaring up TV viewers this year. TNT is down 12% in total viewers for the 2004 season to date, compared with the same period in 2003.
Time Warner is generating lots of buzz and good reviews for Clint Eastwood's "Million Dollar Baby" from its Warner Bros. division, but when 2004 comes to a close next week, another TW division, HBO…
Plans are afoot to launch an animated TV skein in the U.S. based on Latino comicstrip "Condorito." Skein will tap a solid fan base that stretches back more than six decades since the strip appeared…