Sony Pictures Television may be close to consummating a three-year production deal with "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star. Pact would set up Star's self-titled production shingle at Sony and…
The line between the news and comedy will be debated in Aspen next month. The U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, in conjunction with the Center for American Progress, will host the industry forum "Wag the…
Trying to build momentum a week before the NATPE convention, Twentieth TV has cleared its proposed five-a-week courtshow "Judge Alex" on TV stations representing 50% of the U.S.
A pretty good series elevated by a truly great character, "Monk" returns with a new sidekick but its old formula intact. Having amassed well-deserved accolades for Tony Shalhoub, series gets off to a…
British Columbia's liberal government has hiked the tax credit for foreign production from 11% to 18% to match Ontario's credits after the film and TV production industry here threatened to move…
There were no casualties in Wednesday's titanic tussle between Fox's "American Idol" and ABC's "Lost" -- well, except for the competition. Two of television's biggest hits co-existed nicely in the…
NBC Universal and Blighty's dominant commercial web, ITV, have extended their exclusive multiyear licensing agreement for terrestrial TV rights to the Hollywood studio's movies and series in the U.K.
Local TV audience measurement firm Datanexus, created to challenge the virtual private monopoly of Ibope in Brazil, has folded.
Alejandro Harrison has taken over as CEO of Pramer, Latin America's biggest pay TV distributor and programmer.Harrison replaces American topper Bradley Johnson.
King World's failure to develop any syndicated hits inhouse in the last decade has led Viacom to boost Terry Wood to president of creative affairs and development for both King World Prods. and…