HBO has presented the Bush administration something of a gift by waiting until after Election Day to air this achingly painful special, which even with its understated, no-frills approach provides a…
Vet broadcaster Ric Burns signs on Nov. 1 as general manager of Australian paybox XYZ networks' LifeStyle and LifeStyle Food channels.
The Danish government, after nearly two years of indecision over the privatization of its national commercial channel TV2 Danmark, has finally called for license applications.
Showtime is developing a movie based on the life of provocative social comic Lenny Bruce. Network entertainment prexy Robert Greenblatt said the life story of Bruce, known for his anti-establishment…
The Red Sox have banished their curse. Now, Fox is going all-out to end its own decade-long nightmare of Thursday night failure.
Hollywood union publicists have tapped Julie Andrews to receive the lifetime achievement award in recognition of her career in features, TV and theater.
If you've driven around Los Angeles this week and haven't spotted a billboard or bus shelter sporting a shiny new ad for "The OC," Chris Carlisle would probably like to hear from you.
Fox has crowned the put pilot "Queen B," a half-hour vehicle for thesp Alicia Silverstone. Imagine TV and 20th Century Fox TV are behind the laffer, to be written and exec produced by Jennifer…
Net execs may have to blow up the sitcom genre in order to save it. That was the popular consensus Thursday as the broadcast webheads hit the stage for the Hollywood Radio and TV Society's annual…
BBC Worldwide has inked its first Asian distribution deal for BBC Prime, it announced Friday, the last day of the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia confab here.