Sundance Channel has acquired U.S. television rights to "New York in the Fifties," which will make its TV premiere on the web on March 23.
The first day of "Live! With Regis & Kelly" was a ratings boon. The skein on Monday earned its best overnights since its first day without Kathie Lee Gifford in the summer.
The creators of "South Park," Matt Stone and Trey Parker, have signed Timothy Bottoms, an actor who bears a strong resemblance to President George W. Bush, as the star of a new Comedy Central sitcom…
The British government has confirmed that it will subsidize the U.K.'s switchover to digital TV by providing free equipment to some households.
Disney Channel Europe has picked up pay TV rights for Spain, France and Italy on the animated series "Juanito Jones," produced by Spanish toon house Cromosoma. The two companies are in advanced…
Never make Nazi soldiers the villains of a TV series if you're seeking German financing. That's the lesson learned -- the hard way -- by Jeff Johns, a producer of the action-adventure series "Matthew…
Rogers Communications, Canada's largest cabler, posted a net loss of C$21 million ($14 million) for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 and a loss of $59 million on the year, despite gains in its cable…
The weblets have moved a few steps closer to the Big Four in primetime ratings this season, with the biggest strides coming among the youngest of adults. It's been a year of growth for UPN and the…
Jennifer Lopez's hit movie "The Wedding Planner" has set the date for its network TV window with Turner Broadcasting's TNT/TBS. But Columbia TriStar TV Distribution (CTTD) is still negotiating with a…
Mike Tyson could meet Lennox Lewis in a championship fight before the end of the year, despite the fact that Showtime, which represents Tyson, and HBO, which reps Lewis, are cutthroat pay TV rivals.
U.K. TV producer Tiger Aspect is creating an animated version of Bean, the geeky British character portrayed by comedian Rowan Atkinson.