New BBC topper Mark Thompson has said he will cut back on Hollywood movies in a bid to reassert the pubcaster's public service credentials, but blockbuster pics are prominent in the outfit's yuletide…
'Tis the season... for the nets to go all-Christmas, all the time. Once content with sprinking their schedules with a few Charlie Brown, Rudolph and "It's a Wonderful Life" showings, the nets are…
It's a jungle out there -- a platform jungle -- thanks to television on mobile phones, movies via broadband on your TV, digital terrestrial and digital satellite, movies in karaoke bars, and the good…
BBC Food, broadcast in South Africa as one of satcaster Multichoice's bouquet of channels, is in the soup with the South African Advertising Standards Authority over an ad campaign that "objectified…
U.S. entrepreneur Percival Farquhar, who built the Madeira-Mamore railway through the Amazon rainforest in 1907-12, will be the subject of a $2.6 million skein on No. 1 net TV Globo.
TV stations are so busy these days renewing hit syndicated shows such as "Dr. Phil," "Judge Judy" and "Ellen" through the end of the decade that none of the dozen or so rookie projects scratching…
Merry Christmas, Peter Jennings. Well, maybe. Even though the 66-year-old Jennings is the last anchor who hasn't been weighed, this may turn out to be a disadvantage.
Christmas has come early for British television's increasingly confident and well-resourced band of independent producers.
What a drag! TBS and producer Evolution Film & Tape are being sued for $3 million by non-pros John Phillips and Derek Gerard, who say producers stole their idea for a cross-dressing reality show.
Voiceover: OK, I admit it: Like many Americans, I have occasionally taken refuge in the Laci Peterson story, especially as dissected every-which-way by scrappy cablers.