While sweating out a TV title is hardly a new problem, it has become much more complicated: In an era of six broadcast networks, countless cablers and an ever-expanding array of new-media options…
Granada Media is axing roughly 100 staffers at its recently acquired ITV network businesses.
The studios had a relatively easy time in last summer's DeCSS trial in New York portraying the creators and defenders of the DVD hacking program as a bunch of geeky, adolescent troublemakers out to…
Embattled Canuck TV producer Cinar has filed a C$28.6 million ($19 million) civil suit in Quebec Superior Court against Cinar founders Ronald Weinberg and Micheline Charest and former exec Hasanain…
NBC has canceled its subscription to "On the Cover," the pop culture gameshow of which the network ordered 13 episodes last fall. Quizzer, which was to be produced by NBC Studios and L.A.-based On…
Looking for convergence? Check out the cablers. On Feb. 14, HBO will bow an interactive online arm with its new sports show, "On the Record" with Bob Costas.
While entertainment execs fret over the possibility of an actors and writers' strike, network news divisions are primed to be among the biggest beneficiaries of a work stoppage.
Lifetime was the top-rated cabler in January primetime while perennial winner USA slipped to No. 2, according to monthly Nielsens.
HBO Films has greenlit "Shot in the Heart," a telepic based on Mikal Gilmore's memoir of the same name about his brother Gary Gilmore, the murderer who campaigned for his own execution in 1977…
Toronto-based YOUtv has inked a deal with the CBS station group to air "True TV," a reality-based program that allows people to record comments on any subject. Through unmanned TV studios placed in…