Only the hyperactive minds of Vince McMahon's gaggle of scriptwriters could've come up with the idea of a dynastic competition between Vince and his son Shane over the mock-rival wrestling leagues…
Relations between the networks and the National Assn. of Broadcasters became even more strained Tuesday as NBC said it would boycott altogether NAB's annual confab in Las Vegas later this month.
There was some extra bounce in CBS' ratings for the NCAA men's basketball tournament, and it may not have been just because of the action on the hardwood.
Pax TV averaged a 1 rating in primetime for the first quarter of 2001 on the strength of its 8 p.m. checkerboard of original hourlong series such as "Doc," "Mysterious Ways" and "Encounters With the…
The reality wave has washed ashore at Lifetime, which will set up a digital 24-hour-network clone called Lifetime Real Women, to kick off sometime this summer.
If former movie and TV review board chief Nicanor Tiongson had a tough time walking the censorship tightrope, new topper Alejandro Roces is crossing a wire of wet spaghetti in balancing art and tough…
ITV network companies Carlton and Granada are cutting the enormous £300 million ($435 million) annual budget spent on driving up subscriptions and subsidizing set-top boxes for their digital…
Fox has greenlit two more seasons of "Mad TV," renewing its Saturday sketch skein through spring 2003. Order means "Mad," which wasn't given much of a shot at survival when it launched in October…
Disney bowed its Portuguese-lingo channel last week on two of Brazil's biggest MSOs -- satcaster DirecTV and cable-MMDS operator TVA.
Cheri Oteri has a new mom and dad: Philip Baker Hall ("Magnolia") and Shirley Knight ("As Good as It Gets").
Known for their cautious approach to business and long-term outlook, it's not surprising that German filmmakers are banding together in the face of an increasingly merging market.