Vivendi Universal chief Jean-Marie Messier has told staff he plans to ditch the merger between Telepiu, the loss-making Italian arm of pay TV unit Canal Plus, and News Corp.'s Italian digital…
When it comes to networks owning their own programming, how much is too much?
KirchMedia's minority shareholders, including Rupert Murdoch and Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, are reportedly set to bail out the bankrupt Teutonic TV titan - again.
HBO and "Project Greenlight" producers Live Planet are developing a reality franchise that would allow viewers to track the progress of an actual minor league baseball team -- and then control its…
Viewers will be getting less "Sex" from HBO this summer -- and some writers on the show may be getting fewer dollars as a result.
Longtime TV marketing exec Alan Cohen has resigned as prexy of domestic theatrical marketing for 20th Century Fox after only three months.
VH1 is halting production on fledgling talker "Late World With Zach." Skein, which bowed March 4, will exit the cabler's lineup after just two months. Final original episode is set to air Thursday at…
Interactive television software company OpenTV reported a net loss of $31.1 million and revenues of $20.2 million in revenues for the first quarter, before extraordinary charges.
As the nets squeeze the studios, both sides twist talent, and advertisers spend less money as everyone's got a gripe with the industry's economic machinations.
It just may be happy days for the Whoopi Goldberg-less "Hollywood Squares" as Henry Winkler rides behind the scenes for the faltering gamer's fifth season.
The comatose digital TV transition just got a jolt. In a win for the major studios --particularly Disney and Fox -- TV and computer makers agreed during a midnight conference call with the Motion…