Eastern Europe is already a logical market for growth among major media players, and the eastward expansion of the European Union offers opportunities and challenges.
Ektaa Kapoor has mined a rich TV vein with Balaji Telefilms. She founded India's production powerhouse in 1993, when she was just 18, and named it after the Hindu god who promises wealth to all who…
At Brian Roberts' home on Martha's Vineyard Labor Day weekend, Comcast -- the company his family owns and he runs -- won surprise rights to half of the country's film libraries without paying a dime…
In the Indian television world, news is king. There are 20 dedicated news channels on air: seven in Hindi, six in English and seven in assorted regional languages. Three more Telegu-lingo channels…
The Bush camp was working overtime on spin control last week following the release of Kitty Kelley's tell-all and a "60 Minutes" report on George W. Bush's alleged preferential treatment while in the…
The battle over the TV rights to India's international cricketing series for the next four years has turned into a messy court tangle.
In the race for the prized 18-49-year-old crowd, MTV is returning to its roots with a round-the-clock music channel just for college kids.
Tuning In: For those who just can't get enough of politics, some Hollywood CEOs have added a peculiar wrinkle by announcing far-in-the-distance departure dates -- leaving subordinates and other…
Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show's" spoof book "America: A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction" comes out Monday, and now Stewart's rivaling Bill Clinton in terms of demand among TV talkshows.
"Punk'd" co-conspirators Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg are bringing their gonzo brand of reality TV to the WB.
CBS has got Ray Charles on its mind. Eye is teaming up with Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich for a star-studded concert salute to Charles dubbed "Genius: A Night to Remember."