Martin Scorsese's Bob Dylan rockumentary "No Direction Home" will have a tough fight on its hand in the May 7 BAFTA TV awards. Of the main U.K. webs, the BBC has 47 of the 76 nominations, Channel 4…
Hollywood is king on Japanese TV, according to figures for 2005 from the Federation of Japanese Films Industry (Eidanren).
HBO will harvest a record 12 theatrical movies from 2005 that each grossed more than $100 million in U.S. theaters. Starting with 20th Century Fox's "Robots," which chalked up $128 million in…
Comedy Central has ordered up a pair of new primetime series: blue-collar variety show "Naked Trucker and T-Bones" and improv half-hour "Halfway Home."
NBC has found key pilot roles for Craig Bierko ("Cinderella Man") and veteran comedy thesp Marion Ross, while Oliver Hudson ("Dawson's Creek") is joining the cast of the CBS laffer "The Weekend."…
Buck Owens, a pioneer in California's honky-tonk country music scene who gained considerable celebrity as co-host of TV's "Hee-Haw," died Saturday at his home in Bakersfield. He was 76.
Producer Don Bellisario's sleeper hit naval drama "NCIS," now in its third season on CBS, has just docked with Britain's Channel 5 -- one more example of just how in-demand the top Yank series are in…
In a tragic life that spawned works of astounding tragedy, Eugene O'Neill's dedication to extolling the darkest depths of truth came at significant personal cost, a fact Ric Burns' startlingly…
College basketball ratings continue to bounce the Eye's way after a flurry of down-to-the-wire finishes kept auds glued to the games. CBS Sports has averaged a 5.9 preliminary household rating…
TV Guide Channel has greenlit the half-hour television industry talker "Square Off," hosted by Daily Variety chief TV critic Brian Lowry and Hollywood Reporter TV features editor Andrew Wallenstein.
Rupert Murdoch's satcaster BSkyB will launch its high-definition service in May, the first widely available in the U.K. It will charge subscribers an extra £10 ($17) a month following an initial…