FX breaks new ground in a big way with "The Shield," the most innovative, electric and foul-mouthed hour to hit the tube since one of its obvious influences, "The Sopranos."
Satcaster DirecTV Latin America has inked two more sublicense deals in Mexico for World Cup rights.
TV veteran Antonio Barreto becomes senior VP of programming and marketing at satcaster DirectTV Latin America today. Barreto fills the vacancy created when Milton Torres became executive VP…
Financially troubled German media giant Kirch was hit by another blow over the weekend as newspaper publisher Axel Springer announced it was preparing a lawsuit against its struggling partner.
A glaringly artificial drama about a young woman’s big dreams, Fox’s “The American Embassy” has grand aspirations but comes off as a shallow hybrid of “The West Wing,” “Felicity” and the show it’s…
Grupo Televisa has raised $300 million in a 30-year bond offering -- the longest-term bond ever issued by a Mexican company.
Cable net VH1 has signed thesp Hill Harper, who will co-star in ABC's upcoming Sally Field-led drama series "The Court," to host and produce a music-based alternative talker for the cabler. Deal…
Goldie Hawn's Cosmic Entertainment has pacted with basic-cable network FX to develop an original movie about the passengers of United Flight 93, the hijacked jetliner that crashed in a Pennsylvania…
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When all is said and done, where David Letterman ends up next could come down to who's got the better conglom.
John Ritter has agreed to ABC's "8 Simple Rules," while John Hannah has taken "The Oath" for the Alphabet, as the networks continued nabbing top talent for their pilots Thursday.