DirecTV and EchoStar together now control 12.5% of the subscription television market and are poised to gain even greater market share now that they may offer local TV channels, according to an FCC…
USA Network's "The Mary Kay Letourneau Story: All-American Girl" wastes a good opportunity to shed light on some really screwed up people. Despite Penelope Ann Miller's eerie resemblance to Seattle's…
Veteran TV program sales execs Eric Rennagel and Ray Donahue, along with former CBS Intl. president Rainer Siek and technology expert David Wheeler, have formed Tivix, an online program distribution…
Countering conventional wisdom that had declared half-hour comedy all but extinct on network television, Fox's just-debuted laffer "Malcolm in the Middle" is emerging as a genuine hit after only two…
Fox's "Malcolm in the Middle" continues to outsmart its Nielsen competition, while CBS' multi-ethnic hospital drama "City of Angels" has emerged from a Sunday preview in fair condition.
TNT has signed veteran producers Al Ruddy and Gerry Rafshoon to produce the comedy-drama "Washington Slept Here," a telefilm centered on the increasing blurring lines between presidential politics…
CTV Newsnet anchor Avery Haines went out with a bang after making on-air comments Saturday that could be considered offensive to just about everyone.
Sergio Silva, the creator of Mafia TV serial success "La Piovra" (The Octopus) and one of Italy's best-known TV producers, has inked a three-year agreement with Italy's leading TV group Mediaset for…
In the latest sign that the WB is dead serious about increasing its primetime yuk quotient, the Frog net has given a 13-episode on-air commitment to a half-hour laffer from veteran "Friends" scribe…
The announcement of a TV miniseries about the life of the pope has caused a stir in Italy.
MTV has promoted Brian Graden to president of programming, citing his role in orchestrating the network's eye-opening ratings growth over the last two years.