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…
Sunday night has a new watercooler show -- and for the first time in years, it ain't on HBO. This fall, the 9 p.m. buzz factor surrounds ABC's frosh sudser "Desperate Housewives" -- a series that has…
Saudi satcasters the Middle East Broadcasting Corp. (MBC) and Orbit TV are suing Qatar TV over the suspension of its controversial drama serial "The Road to Kabul" after threats from Islamist…
It's the fourth marriage in a decade for Universal, but this time the studio may actually have lucked into a compatible partner in GE-owned NBC.
Rupert Murdoch's paybox Sky Italia will give away free decoders, dishes, smart cards and installation in an aggressive and expensive drive to reach 3 million subscribers by the end of the year.
For years, TV news has been inextricably linked to presidential politics. Think the Kennedy-Nixon debates. Think David Brinkley or Walter Cronkite on the convention floor. Think even Gennifer Flowers.
MGM Networks has launched the MGM Channel in Taiwan on cabler Taiwan Broadband Communications and plans to bow the channel in Malaysia on new pay TV platform, MiTV, which is backed by Vincent Tan.
Covering television requires an ability to tune out statistics, or at least not be wowed by the factoid that a program ranked as the "No. 1 basic cable documentary about Saharan migration patterns in…
They're down, but not out, at the WB. Frog stumbled out of the gate this fall, as the net's new series failed to wow audiences.
When it comes to spreading the word weeks in advance of a box office bow, ABC on Sunday is now the place to be. The unanticipated success of "Desperate Housewives" has lured the studios to pony up…