HBO, trying to salvage its well-reviewed "Curb Your Enthusiasm" comedy series by shifting the time period, came up with only mediocre ratings Sunday.
Studios USA Domestic TV has signed Sally Jessy Raphael to a new multiyear deal to continue hosting her long-running syndie talker "Sally," currently in its 19th season in broadcast syndication.
Germany's commercial broadcasters were dealt a blow last week as government leaders rejected a change in media laws that would ensure private webs a place on newly privatized regional cable systems.
Satcaster BSkyB and bookmaker Ladbrokes have nixed plans to set up a joint venture interactive TV gambling service.
Vivendi Universal and Luc Besson have signed a two-pronged partnership covering pay TV rights to films produced by Besson's Europa and sponsorship of state-of-the-art post-production facilities he is…
A still-sizzling "Friends" and the seemingly unstoppable "Law & Order" franchise have lifted NBC to its third straight ratings victory to start the season.
The Emmy Awards, take three. CBS and TV Academy insiders confirmed Tuesday night that this year's twice-delayed kudocast will now take place Nov. 4 at the Shubert Theater in Century City. Reps from…
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. The National Assn. of Television Program Executives will meet today with domestic syndicators who have opted out of their traditional, elaborate exhib-floor booths…
After the cancellation of the Latin Grammys, the double postponement of the Emmys, and a flurry of government alerts about security, you'd expect showbiz to be in kudocast chaos.
The American public might finally get some answers from Osama Bin Laden. Someone claiming to represent Bin Laden's Al Qaeda network has asked CNN and Al-Jazeera to submit written questions for the…
Even as the networks and studios cry poverty in the face of a drastically depressed ad economy, their purse strings seem to mysteriously loosen the moment a hot writer or thesp comes on the market.