Elisabeth Hasselbeck of "Survivor" fame has passed an equally discriminating test -- the judgment of Barbara Walters -- in winning the fifth co-host seat on ABC Daytime's femme talkie "The View."
After weeks of back-checking and soul-searching, Nielsen Media Research on Monday issued a 43-page "white paper" on the decline of TV viewing by young males.
Modern Times Group's format producer and distributor Strix has moved into the Middle East and Africa for the first time, striking an option deal for its format "Coffee Shop" with Lebanese…
Gustavo Landivar, a programming director of Disney Channel Latin America for four years, has set up a production outfit to cash in on growing demand for content in the Spanish-speaking world.
U.S. cosmetics heir Ron Lauder and real estate heavyweight Shlomo Ben Tzvi are set to acquire a 60% stake in ailing Israeli commercial station Channel 10, having beaten a rival bid from Channel 2…
Bell Globemedia is under fire from Beyond Borders, a Canuck org that fights child prostitution and pornography, after partially owned cabler Outdoor Life Network allegedly used government tax credits…
Clearing the sked for its new razzle-dazzle primetime lineup, CNBC announced Monday that the popular "Kudlow & Cramer" will be relocated from 8 p.m. ET to daytime.
"The Simple Life is a "Green Acres"-inspired contribution to class warfare is made palatable and watchable because the primary objects of derision are heiress/party girls Paris Hilton and Nicole…
Hoping to build on the success of last year's "A Town Without Christmas," CBS has commissioned another quasi-mystical holiday made-for produced by Daniel H. Blatt and starring Peter Falk. "Town"…
After the inevitable wilderness period, ousted Canal Plus Group chairman Pierre Lescure has re-emerged onto the Gallic media scene. The ex-pay TV chief is developing a couple of films to be produced…
CBS has captured the final Sunday of the November sweep in adults 18-49 and other categories with a solid night that included football, "60 Minutes" and the Hallmark Hall of Fame movie presentation…