The largest cable and satellite operators posted their strongest total growth in more than two years during the first quarter, adding 790,000 subscribers and posting an annual growth rate of nearly…
Voiceover: How American pop culture permeates the rest of the world is something of a mystery. Some of it is by sheer osmosis, but at least a little of it depends on a highly eclectic set of TV…
So much for the BBC being a modern, forward-thinking media combine. For the first time since the 1980s, the world's most successful pubcaster has appointed one of its own to lead the organization and…
NBC has floated various excuses for delaying this long-on-the-shelf sitcom past Memorial Day, but, with apologies to "The Critic," "It stinks!" would have sufficed. About the best you can say for…
Afghanistan's first terrestrial commercial channel went on air May 22 in the capital Kabul, funded by Afghan businessman Ahmed Shah Afghanzai.
Tuning In: International buyers have been in Los Angeles for days now screening new primetime TV programs, trying to decide which they'll beam to audiences back home. And while most people around the…
Madison Ave. doesn't need to go to Las Vegas to gamble. It has the new TV sked to bet on. "There are shows you can bet the house on, and a handful that are snake eyes out of the gate," Carat USA…
The twin standup comics Randy and Jason Sklar are cracking each other up as they riff on the assembled group of bloated male weightlifters being introduced on an old video of the 1971 world…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's action and adventure AXN channel is welcoming a sibling to Asian pay TV -- 5-month-old Animax, the first 24-hour anime cartoon channel launched outside of Japan.
As a concession that could pave the way for Turkey's entry into the European Union, the government is lifting its ban on Kurdish-lingo TV programs.