German auds are showing signs of reality TV fatigue. According to a study by market research company EMNID, 87% of those interviewed want less of what the locals call "container soaps," formats such…
Canuck web CTV is bowing CTV Canadian Documart, a new pitching venue, at the 22nd annual Banff TV Festival, June 10-15, with C$100,000 ($65,000) in prize money up for grabs.
Sunday, Monday --- Happy Days. Tuesday, Wednesday -- Happy Days. Indeed, it doesn't seem to matter where retro laffer "That '70s Show" plays these days -- its ratings are bound to put a smile on the…
Studios USA Television added to its development roster Tuesday, snagging pilot orders from ABC and the WB. Alphabet and Studios USA are working out the final details of a deal for a comedy pilot from…
The EM.TV rescue saga took a wrong turn Feb. 21 when the Intl. Automobile Federation (FIA) opposed a deal in which EM.TV will share its stake in Formula One auto racing with Germany's giant Kirch…
Media Overseas, a subsidiary of Vivendi Universal, has launched a French-language satellite service in Australia. Le Bouquet Francais started broadcasting one radio and six TV channels on Feb. 23.
Showtime has greenlit three original pics -- including one based on Judith Exner's story, which has been in development for more than five years -- as well as four all-ages original pics.
The first big hit of the year on U.K. television is "Popstars," proving that the reality format still has steam in the British market.
The government has stepped in to salvage a deal between pubcasters ARD and ZDF and German media giant Kirch for rights to the 2002 and 2006 World Cup soccer matches.
With two nights left in the February sweeps contest, NBC is expected to take the adults 18-49 crown, while CBS has proclaimed victory in total viewers and households.
After a lengthy hiatus the Australian Broadcasting Corporation is cranking up production -- but management turmoil and disputes with indie producers are getting in the way.
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