As "Big Brother" struggles to catch fire in the U.S., the U.K. version of the reality TV show ignited a blaze of viewer and media interest that became an inferno Wednesday when the most notorious…
The Cable Operators Union has threatened to go on strike in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The union demands that the government withdraw a hike in an entertainment tax imposed earlier this year.
If Wednesday night's Nielsen numbers are any indication, "West Wing" fans are, unsurprisingly, more likely to watch political convention coverage than "Survivor" junkies. A "West Wing" lead-in helped…
The Communist Party (CPI), the ruling party in the southern state of Kerala, has launched a Malayalam-language channel. Web has public as well as private shareholders.
ESPN is expanding its "X-Games" franchise, an annual extreme sports competition held in the U.S. and Thailand, into a year-round, internationally based event.
Peace Arch Entertainment has acquired world distribution rights to "Now and Forever," a feature film being produced in Saskatchewan by Edge Entertainment in association with new Canuck media giant…
Artisan Entertainment has promoted Gary Rubin to executive VP of Artisan Television. He will report directly to Artisan CEO Amir Malin. Rubin will continue to be based in Artisan's Santa Monica…
News Corp. chairman-CEO Rupert Murdoch held out an olive branch Wednesday, saying he's in no rush to dump UPN after his deal to buy key station affiliates of the Viacom/CBS-owned net. "We're not…
The FX cable network has signaled its seriousness about producing original movies and series by signing Kevin Reilly, president of Brad Grey Television, to the new post of president of entertainment…
E! Entertainment is launching a round-the-clock channel in the Philippines in a joint venture with 50-year-old Manila-based media org RMN. The Filipino company has in fact agreed to scrap its entire…
Rebecca De Mornay, Melanie Mayron and John Heard will star in "Range of Motion," a Lifetime Original Movie based on the bestselling book of the same name by Elizabeth Berg.