The much-anticipated college football showdown between bitter rivals Ohio State and Michigan delivered huge ratings for ABC on Saturday.
"American Idol" may have made Simon Cowell a household name, but -- with apologies to Michael Jackson -- the 47-year-old Brit, who's had a hand in nearly 100 top-30 hits and is Variety's U.K…
Although faced with increasing competition in the Teutonic tyke TV market, Claude Schmit has steered Super RTL to ever greater heights since taking the helm at the RTL and Disney-owned children's…
Four years ago, the Italian television landscape was bleak. Viewers of state pubcaster RAI and Mediaset were fed a steady diet of low-budget variety shows and tired gameshows, the kind of fare that…
Cartoon Network has signed animation vet Sam Register to a first-look deal to develop programming for the network.
Ivan Fecan is the Canuck TV biz's ultimate dealmaker, a fact underlined once again this summer when the company he runs, Bell Globemedia, inked a blockbuster deal to acquire rival broadcaster Chum…
In 1962 -- before Rachael Ray and Jamie Oliver were born -- WGBH produced Julia Child's first cooking show, "The French Chef," unaware it was creating a different type of television: lifestyle…
TV shingle Working Dog is responsible for that rarest of Australian achievements -- selling a format Stateside.
In 2003 when Denise Cramsey left "Trading Spaces" at the height of its popularity, she knew what she was doing. Today she's on the road as an executive producer of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home…
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Ben Silverman, exec producer of "Ugly Betty" and "The Office," is assuming a new "Identity" for NBC. Peacock is fast-tracking production on a Silverman-produced quizzer to be hosted by Penn Jillette…
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