It was a bummer of a summer for reality show producers. Warm-weather frame witnessed a string of unscripted stinkers, with one new show after another going down in flames. In some cases -- like ABC's…
Two random news stories last week -- Dick Robertson's retirement as president of Warner Bros. Domestic TV, and the sale of "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" sitcom to TBS and four Fox TV stations -- may…
The European digital TV market will overtake the U.S. by the end of this year when it's estimated that 65 million Euro households will have hooked up to digital services compared with 59.5 million in…
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After more than 40 years of daily broadcast journalism, which touts a three-minute segment as "in depth," former "Nightline" anchor Ted Koppel preems his cable gig at Discovery Channel with a…
ABC ruled Wednesday nights last fall, and the net has only strengthened its position with the addition of two shows. Smash drama "Lost" will now be preceded by hoofing hit "Dancing With the Stars"…
Dutch reality TV tycoon John de Mol's first broadcasting venture, Talpa, has just turned one-year-old but birthday festivities were low-key as the web struggles to meet its audience targets.
MTV may be about to dip its toes into the Arab TV market. Execs at the globetrotting music net, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, are mulling launching MTV Arabia in the Mideast…
Five-year-old Shinchan plays the kind of little-boy pranks that have kids all around the world glued to the tube.
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Argentina's production market is getting more competitive, prompting independent outfits to develop new ways to keep up growth.
A mini-series revolving around drug lords, plastic surgery and youth culture is causing a stir in Colombia and pumping ratings for Caracol TV.