While TV's fraternity of comedy writers continues to recruit from Harvard or the local standup circuit, character-driven storylines and the need for realistic scenes in hospitals and on witness…
Sales of color TV sets are booming across India. Thanks to World Cup cricket, more than 500,000 sets were sold last month as the industry registered 40% growth from April to May.
It's not surprising that last year's Emmy for best commercial went to a 60-second spot that saluted revolutionary thinkers, the "crazy ones" with the courage to "think different" and change the world.
National Geo has pacted with Rupert Murdoch's Star TV for advertising sales and distribution in India.
When veteran film producer-director Irwin Winkler helped to create the television series "The Net" for USA Network from his film of the same name, he was astonished to learn that he wasn't really the…
Japan's 16th annual cable show, Cable TV '99, opened with a total of 120 hardware, software and cable TV programmers displaying their products at 495 booths at Ikebukuro Sun Shine City, Tokyo, on…
With all the competition PBS has been facing from cablers these days, it's interesting to see how it still manages to keep a relatively high Emmy profile with its documentaries, Brit dramas and…
Maybe they'll call it "Come See About Me." Diana Ross' Anaid Films has inked a deal with ABC to produce a four-hour miniseries chronicling "her spectacular rise to fame and her early, unparalleled…
L.A. musician Jon Brion, who plays to overflow, industry-packed crowds weekly at Largo, is among the talent tapped by VH1 to create a show in the biggest original production slate in the cabler's…
Broadcasting veteran Rick Feldman has been named chief operating officer of USA Broadcasting, which is poised for a dramatic transformation as USA speeds the rollout of its "CityVision" format.