Five U.S., the U.K. digital weblet from terrestrial channel Five, will bow Oct. 15 airing 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. with a lineup of American shows including Fox's legal saga "Shark" and missing-persons drama…
Japan's Tokyo Broadcasting Systems web plans to set up a holding company to take advantage of a new law to help companies fight hostile takeovers, expected to go into effect early 2007.
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.
Tuning In: Throughout its history, television has been called the boob tube, the idiot box, a haven for "lowest common denominator" programming.
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.
The era of the super syndie salesman may be over. With the ankling of Warner Bros. Domestic TV prexy Dick Robertson last week, the last of a breed had hung up his hat.
As the details leak out on the Katie Couric-led "CBS Evening News," it appears that no detail is too small to warrant some kind of media attention.