On the Pakistani side of the subcontinent, being daring on TV is poking gentle fun at President Pervez Musharraf; on the Indian side, puppets outrageously lampooning Prime Minister Manmohan Singh…
Japanese anime channel Animax Asia has launched a series of eight 40-second animated vignettes featuring its first original characters, Quu and Tee.
Superstation WGN Chicago enjoyed its highest ratings in almost five years with the Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies baseball game on Aug. 1, attracting more than1,182,000 viewers.
Neal Baer is close to inking a rich, multiyear deal to remain as exec producer-showrunner of Dick Wolf's "Law & Order: SVU" while also developing projects for NBC Universal.
The "Blue Collar TV" train is rolling back to Comedy Central. Laffer net has acquired exclusive repurposing rights to the WB half-hour from Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution.
Backstreet's back all right -- and looking for a new "Bodyguard." As it prepares a comeback tour next summer for the Backstreet Boys, Wright-Crear Management (which reps the pop group) is developing…
Eurocinema, a program service featuring foreign films in video on demand, said it will launch Aug. 15 in eight of the top-10 markets, led by New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
"The Apprentice" contestant Ereka Vetrini has signed on as Tony Danza's new sidekick -- but Los Angeles viewers will have to stay up awfully late to catch her.
With Bill Clinton suddenly beginning to make the rounds on latenight TV, it's clear that Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry isn't distancing himself from Clinton in the way that Al Gore did…
Having lost their spot on CNBC in early 2003, the Wall Street Journal's conservative editorial-page chieftains have found a new home for their public affairs roundtable on PBS.
A third adventure with the "Simple Life" gals is looking like a good bet after the unscripted Fox skein went out a ratings winner Wednesday. Auds continue to be fascinated by the antics of Paris…