Two politicos ousted in April's general election will launch a cable TV news channel that many believe will pump right-wing propaganda.
Typhoon Entertainment boasted one major asset when it launched in June last year: founder Eddie Nelson, who hit success placing quizzer "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" across Asia for his former…
CanWest's Network Ten has acquired "The Osbournes" -- the highest-ever-rated series on U.S. basic cable television -- for an undisclosed price.
Teuton TV industryites, still shaky after the collapse of broadcasting giant the Kirch Group, made this year's Cologne Conference & Screenings TV confab a quieter affair.
The career of 33-year-old writer-director Jez Butterworth has been an up, down and sideways affair since he first burst into view seven years ago with his stunning stage debut "Mojo," which he then…
A landmark court ruling has highlighted legal loopholes in contracts between broadcasters and producers in South Africa.
Alexander Rodnyansky, head of the Ukraine's top commercial channel 1+1, has also become director general of Russian entertainment net CTC.
WGN, which the industry dubs the last of the superstations, is heading into a potential banner season in 2002-03 that will likely keep it spinning off revenues, an unsung hero of the Tribune Co.'s…
Not since "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" debuted in June 1996 has there been an instant moneymaking hit in syndication. It was fresh, it was innovative, it took chances, and it was station-friendly.
Walt Disney Co. chairman Michael Eisner hasn't stopped kicking himself since Warner Bros.' "Scooby-Doo" raked in a record opening-week June gross of $56 million.
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