Barney the dinosaur with a British accent? It could happen -- the London-based Hit Entertainment has bought the company that produces the "Barney" series, Lyrick Corp., for $275 million.
"Welcome to New York" creators Barbara Wallace and Thomas Wolfe have been welcomed for an extended stay at Studios USA Television.
Patrick Dempsey has joined the cast of the NBC pilot "Chestnut Hill," while veteran thesp Tom Skerritt ("Picket Fences") is in final negotiations for the lead role in the drama from "Providence"…
The racial divide continues to narrow -- at least when it comes to TV viewing.
Veteran television executive Jon Feltheimer filed suit against Sony Corp. on Friday, alleging that it reneged on agreements to pay him a total of $22 million in connection with his years at the…
Members of Russia's parliament voted Thursday to restrict levels of TV advertising in a move that could cripple some of the country's stations and signals a major step away from film programming…
Russia's popular "Millionaire" franchise "O, Schastlivchik!" (O Lucky Man!) is moving channels in what seems to be the latest manifestation of conflict between beleaguered channel NTV and the…
Eric Frankel, recently promoted to president of domestic-cable distribution for Warner Bros., was puffing out his chest with pride last week after harvesting $40 million in license fees from CBS and…
Apparently, there are lots of ex-XFL fans after just one week. The XFL on NBC fumbled away more than half of its very strong premiere-week audience on Saturday -- a sharper decline than anticipated…
The Canadian government has promised cash-strapped pubcaster Canadian Broadcasting Corp. an extra C$100 million ($66.9 million) over the next two or three years.
Another big score from "Temptation Island" has lifted Fox to a Wednesday victory among young adults, although NBC continues to lead the February sweeps after one week.