Iraq's U.S.-backed governing council has temporarily closed down the local ops of two Arab satcasters it accused of promoting political violence and putting "terrorists" on their screens.
The loud ticking of the clock -- the very emblem of "60 Minutes" -- has finally caught up with the newsmag's only-ever exec producer, Don Hewitt.
TVNZ has found itself in a public relations quagmire that the Kiwi media have dubbed "The Strange story of Dr. Edwards and Mr. Hide."
It's hard to imagine any drama -- well, at least one whose title doesn't string together the letters "C," "S" and "I" -- making much of a dent in NBC's Wednesday warhorse "Law & Order."
The "Pop Idol" phenomenon is catching hold in Eastern Europe, where BK Telekom has picked up rights to the top-rating talent show for Serbia and Montenegro and TV Nova for Croatia.
NBC has defeated CBS in key demos on the opening Thursday of the season, a night that saw year-to-year declines for top-rated shows like "Friends," "CSI" and "ER." NBC was down roughly 17% vs. its…
Break out the hair gel and martini shakers: "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" producers Scout Prods. are in talks with Bravo about upping the show's season two order to a staggering 40 episodes.
Thesp Kenan Thompson ("All That") and comic Finesse Mitchell will join NBC's "Saturday Night Live" as featured players when the long-running latenighter begins its 29th season Oct. 4. Show also will…
NBC is double-pumping new laffer "Coupling" on sister cabler Bravo. For now, net is only planning to replay the first and second episodes of the comedy on Sept. 30 and Oct. 7.
Apparently, Pamela Anderson isn't woman enough for Spike -- TV's self-described "first network for men" is making room for another blonde in an attempt to show some love to the ladies.
Fox is getting animated with "Dr. Katz" creator Jonathan Katz and Touchstone Television.