Success blossomed for Lucille Ball, CBS' three-hour "Lucy" informs us, when she embraced her value as a clown and played it to the hilt, a possibility afforded by television and a recurring character…
The Prism Awards will fete James Woods with the Heritage Award and Tribute Entertainment topper Dick Askin with the Larry Stewart Leadership Award.
Tina Brown's buzz has simmered to a fizz, if ratings for her network debut "Topic A With Tina Brown" are any indication.
With three weeks to go to the finale, "American Idol" dominated its hour Wednesday and helped Fox catch NBC for the May sweep's demo lead after the opening week.
Japan-based fighting circuit Pride FC grabbed a toehold in the U.S. market, announcing a pay-per-view distribution deal with In Demand and its first-ever U.S. event.
Weary of charges that he is conducting a secretive rewrite of media ownership rules, FCC topper Michael Powell fired back Thursday, accusing Democratic commissioner Michael Copps of failing to make…
Germany's Deutsche Bank has sold its cable unit Tele Columbus to British investment group BC Partners for b510 million ($570 million) as it continues to concentrate on its core business.
Commercial web Fuji TV will receive the George Foster Peabody Award on May 19 in New York for its news program "The Hepatitis C Epidemic: A 15-Year Government Cover-up," making it the first Japanese…
Lisa Opie has been appointed head of Telewest's content division Flextech, which part-owns pay TV channels including U.K. Gold and U.K. Style.
The Canuck TV industry reacted with anger and dismay Thursday after finance minister John Manley scuttled government plans to restore the C$25 million ($17 million) cut from the Canadian Television…
An academic in the U.S. has warned the U.K. government that pressing ahead with plans to liberalize broadcasting with U.S.-style deregulation would "lead to disaster."