Danish audiences began voting Monday on which of some 159 mainly international channels they want to see broadcast on local TV by TeleDanmark, the largest cable company in the territory.
It's not unusual for a network to hype a new show as being a product of a well-known producer or director. But in spots touting its upcoming Thursday night drama “Wasteland,” ABC is hoping to lure…
ABC leads the network news pack with 22 nominations in the 20th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, to be handed out Sept. 8 in Gotham.
Ticket sales were up 15% at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, which wrapped Sunday night, with 222,548 fans turning up. In addition, more than 1 million people took in the free, outdoor…
At a time when TV fare is under fire on many fronts, the industry's top artists are arguing forcefully (and persuasively) that the medium is as innovative and rewarding as it was in the "Golden Age"…
Danish culture minister Elsebeth Gerner-Nielsen's threatened bid to do away with advertising aimed at children could mean a loss of big bucks for commercial stations, media analysts warn…
After months of talks, struggling Australian feevee carrier Cable & Wireless Optus has further reduced its hefty programming expenses by convincing the Disney Channel to cut its fees by a reported…
Writer-director Alexander Payne, who most recently helmed the critically lauded comedy "Election," is in talks with Fox Searchlight to helm the biopic "Esquivel."
Pro wrestling on USA, TNT and TBS may be getting a new rival. The weekly hourlong "Toughman World Championship Series" on Rupert Murdoch's FX cable network chalked up a gaudy 1.5 rating in cable…
-- The BBC will move all of its merchandising and licensing inhouse in the U.S. and Canada, hiring Nancy Gendimenico to serve as point person.