With final details of a digital copy-protection deal among cable operators, TV makers and the studios expected imminently, the annual Consumer Electronics Show is expected to become a showcase for…
A new pan-African broadcaster launches Jan. 29, promising to bring African programming to 250 million viewers on a continent heavily reliant on U.S. product. The African Broadcast Network is a…
A competitive Rose Bowl contest between Washington and Purdue on ABC produced the highest ratings Monday among the New Year's Day bowl games.
Oz viewers and retailers are less than excited about the switch to digital this week by TV networks. Commercial networks were forced to join to commission and subsidize set-top boxes, expected to…
The auction of Rainbow Media's coveted stable of cable networks is under way, with firm bids due Jan. 16 and Barry Diller still considered the likely buyer of the Cablevision Systems group, which…
New Line's "Little Nicky" may have disappointed at the box office, but you wouldn't know it from the auction that has just taken place for the network rights. In a shared window, Fox Network won the…
Universal has engineered a massive $60 million, 10-year, shared-network deal with ABC and the Disney Channel for "Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas," America's No. 1-grossing movie of 2000.
Fledgling Spanish-lingo network Azteca America is pressing forward, landing final approval from the FCC to build a TV station in Los Angeles.
Sci Fi Channel is making some big "News," committing to 13 episodes of a series from the Greenblatt Janollari Studio originally developed for NBC. After considering "News From the Edge," an hourlong…
United Talent Agency's television literary division has been beefing up its client roster, signing a flurry of writers and producers in recent months.
Richard Hatch won't be back, but CBS is betting that a new batch of castaways will boost ratings at "The Early Show." The cross-promotional push begins Thursday when the identities of the 16…