Some recent HBO productions have fallen short of the "It's not TV" boast. Amid pressure to deliver, then, "Rome" is a lavish series that offers many lusty pleasures similar to the net's other period…
Al-Jazeera is in advanced talks with David Frost to bring the Brit broadcast legend to its fledgling English-language network, set to debut in January.
Roger Ailes, architect of dominant cable news net Fox News Channel, will take control of Fox Television Stations in a move that promises closer ties between the cabler and 35 Fox and UPN affiliates…
Ad revenues for the Big Three broadcasters fell off in most categories in the second quarter, led by 13% drop for children's programming. Those results come from the Broadcast Cable Financial…
TV Guide Channel has named Ryan O'Hara president, a newly created position. O'Hara, who most recently was president of TVG, Gemstar-TV Guide's interactive horse-racing network, will oversee both TV…
ABC News dropped "With Peter Jennings" from the name of "World News Tonight" on Monday after consulting with Jennings' family.
NBC is upping latenight guru Rick Ludwin to executive vice president, signing him to a fresh five-year deal in the process. Ludwin has played a key role in the Peacock's dominance of the late shift…
Financier Carl Icahn disclosed Monday that he and a group of investors will press Time Warner to shed its cable TV unit and embark on an aggressive buyback of $20 billion of its own shares.
Kenneth Branagh, "Warm Springs"; Ed Harris, "Empire Falls"; William H. Macy, "The Wool Cap"; Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, "Elvis"; Geoffrey Rush, "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers"
TV scribe Scott Kaufer ("Boston Legal") has sealed a two-year deal at Paramount Network TV to develop and produce new series. Under the seven-figure deal, Kaufer and his Chartwell Prods. label will…
Conchata Ferrell, "Two and a Half Men"; Megan Mullally, "Will & Grace"; Doris Roberts, "Everybody Loves Raymond"; Holland Taylor, "Two and a Half Men; Jessica Walter, "Arrested Development"