Stephen Carter, former NTL managing director is being tipped favorite for the post of chief executive of Ofcom, Britain's new super regulator for the media and telecoms industries.
French pubcaster France 2 launched a local version of long-running BBC music chart show "Top of the Pops" on Wednesday.
A&E Network is developing a two-hour telefilm about Bette Davis to be penned by Pulitzer, Tony and Oscar winner Alfred Uhry ("Driving Miss Daisy").
HBO's "Sex and the City" will call it quits after the show's sixth season, with the skein's final episode airing early next year. Twenty half-hour episodes of the Emmy-winning show will be produced…
This ain't your average Joe. Fox's limited-run reality skein "Joe Millionaire" has cashed in with jaw-dropping Nielsens, including some of the net's best Monday ratings in eight years.
Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and Telepictures Prods. have doubled their syndie fortunes next fall, clearing the talk strips "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on NBC-owned stations and "The…
HBO has pacted with Emmy-winning "Sex and the City" scribe Jenny Bicks to develop a small-screen version of "Good in Bed," the bestselling Jennifer Weiner novel about female and family relationships.
Rupert Murdoch-backed channels have won approval for a big expansion in China, bringing the media tycoon a step closer to achieving his ambition of broadcasting Chinese-lingo programs across the…
Local feature production remained steady during December as off-lot activity in Los Angeles rose 23% from the same period of 2001.
Showtime, which has shied away from music concerts throughout the last decade, is coming back with a bang, signing Jay-Z to perform a live, one-hour performance as lead-in to a heavyweight fight…
Advertiser information service Nielsen Monitor Plus has expanded its lists to include five more cable nets.