As a football game it was often a sloppy, blue-collar kind of Super Bowl, but I sure as hell want to see "Batman Begins." So it goes with this secular celebration of advertising, patriotism and…
Jay Mohr has been set to host the 55th annual ACE Eddie Awards, to be held Feb. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The American Cinema Editors noted its choice is apropos since its Golden Eddie honoree…
Boosted by strong showings from its cable business and TV networks, Time Warner saw profits swell 76% last quarter to $1.13 billion. The world's largest media and entertainment conglom also emerged…
"Thank you, thank you. Now I would like to ask you all a question; Who are you wearing?" quipped repeat Screen Actors Guild winner Tony Shalhoub.
ABC has struggled mightily on Thursdays this season, but last week it was goodbye gray sky, hello blue, as a "Happy Days" reunion spec scored the net's best Thursday numbers in two years to kick off…
Channel Four News has enraged the Russian government by airing an interview with Shamil Basayev, a Chechen guerrilla commander who masterminded the deadly Moscow theater and Beslan school mass…
Tuning In: Although described as a logistical matter, there was considerable symbolism in a shift at last month's NATPE convention that involved erecting rope barriers to separate speakers from the…
A channel devoted to Nordic fare, Skandinavia, is set to launch this year. Based at Filmbyen, outside Copenhagen, the channel is repped by Niels Aalbaeck Jensen who is signing up producers and…
Proof, if proof were needed, that the U.K. digital terrestrial service, Freeview, has wrought a seachange in the dynamics of British TV came last week -- on Feb. 1, to be precise.
For the celebrity media, the trial of Michael Jackson on child molestation charges promises to be a ratings bonanza, ending a months-long dry spell for courtroom drama.