TV newsies failed Journalism 101 on election night, Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin (R-La.) said Thursday. Tauzin withdrew his charge that the top news orgs acted on an intentional, liberal bias in making…
Showtime has ordered 20 episodes of "Going to California," a TV series for which Columbia TriStar TV produced a pilot for the WB Network for the 2000-01 TV season.
Ratings during the last week before the start of the February ratings sweep were largely dreary for new syndie shows, most of which badly need good February books for survival.
British Sky Broadcasting can see the light at the end of the tunnel in its bid to tower over digital TV in the U.K. The satcaster now has 5.25 million direct-to-home subs, almost 5 million of which…
NBC has officially hooked onto "The Weakest Link," ordering 13 episodes of the British import gamer for a possible midseason berth.
The Television Assn. of Programmers, Latin America, has elected Antoinette Zel, MTV Latin America's managing director and executive VP, as its chairman.
Warner Bros.' "Miss Congeniality" has won over CBS and Turner's TBS and TNT, which have bought the hit movie in a shared-window package with two other WB titles, "Proof of Life" and "Pay It Forward,"…
CNN relaunched its redesigned Spanish-lingo Web site, CNNenEspanol.com, Wednesday with a new TV section that more closely ties the online offerings to the sister feevee.
Lifetime Television has picked up nine additional episodes of "The Division," which preemed Jan. 7 to a boffo 3.1 cable rating in its first hour.
MTV Latin America has upped Cristian Jofre to marketing veepee.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.) called on MTV Wednesday to cancel or reform the stunt skein "Jackass," saying the cabler is partially to blame for a copycat incident that left a teenage Connecticut…