Responding to ongoing criticism over how the Emmys are selected, the TV academy will allow at-home voting this year. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences board approved the rule change Wednesday…
Japanese electronics firm Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Wednesday it formed a partnership with U.S.-based TV software company OpenTV to produce interactive set-top boxes that use the MHP…
INDIA Indian animation company PentaMedia is forming alliances on a national and global scale for joint ventures. Hollywood-based Digital Domain is to collaborate with PentaMedia on film production…
Ving Rhames ("Pulp Fiction") will play a drag queen opposite Alfre Woodard ("Down in the Delta") as a drug-addicted mother in "Holiday Heart," a Showtime original movie slated to premiere in late…
Despite the huge amount of publicity devoted to David Letterman's part-time return to latenight, NBC's "Tonight Show With Jay Leno" placed first in February sweeps with an average of 6.1 million…
Former NBC West Coast topper Don Ohlmeyer is returning to his sports broadcasting roots, inking a two-year, seven-figure deal to serve as exec producer of ABC's "Monday Night Football."
Cable's newest contribution to daytime programming, "Lifetime Live," does not try to be all things to all people but at least tries to be all things to all women. With a broad format including news…
The TV landscape is changing faster than the marriage between Rick Rockwell and Darva Conger, yet network execs still operate virtually the same way they did when Lucy and Desi were TV's hot couple.
Peach pies and picket fences -- CBS tackles the hard issues associated with country living but offers up a creaky and derivative package in "Going Home." Not all telepics should aim for the Internet…
Don't be surprised if you see Ted Koppel on Court TV. The court cabler has partnered with ABC News' "Nightline" to produce crime and justice programming.
ReplayTV and cabler Starz Encore Group have pacted to develop subscription- and pay-per-view-based video-on-demand services for the digital video recorder maker and other set-top boxes.