Showtime should silence some of its critics with "Street Time," a gritty cat-and-mouse series with rough edges to spare. Skein hardly comes close to rival HBO's "The Sopranos" or even "The Wire" in…
Filling some of the void left by the demise of "The X-Files," Showtime's "Odyssey 5" is a welcome break from rerun hell. With intrigue and cable edge (read: nudity, language), the two-hour premiere…
Comedian Jamie Foxx is teaming with acclaimed South African producer Mfundi Vundla, of Morula Pictures, to produce a sitcom for the South African TV market.
USA Interactive chief Barry Diller's European home shopping spree is being cut short. HOT Networks, the Euro home shopping company backed by USA Interactive through its HSN subsidiary, is shutting…
Sandra Lee, a fixture of magazines and TV shows devoted to domestic lifestyles, homemaking and cooking, has signed a multimedia deal with Miramax Films.
Capitol Hill pols renewed their call Wednesday for broadcasters to pony up and do their democratic duty by providing millions of dollars in free ad time to federal election candidates.
Martha Stewart made her first public appearance since the ImClone insider trading scandal broke, telling Wall Street analysts Wednesday that there was nothing improper about her dumping company stock…
Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo on Wednesday warned struggling Adelphia Communications not to slack off on its customer service or its payment of franchise fees to the city.
KNBC prexy-G.M. Paula Madison has been tapped the Peacock's regional general manager responsible for NBC's Los Angeles triopoly.
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Fox appears to have a summer hit on its hands with "American Idol," as the talent-show reality series improved upon its strong premiere ratings of a week earlier Tuesday and dominated its hour.