When is a reality show not a reality show? When it's an adventure show. "Big Brother"-style formats have become taboo in Germany after auds overdosed on the fare and abandoned the shows in droves.
A Renaissance wheeler-dealer, Arnon Milchan is fast becoming a master of media crossover. The films he has backed -- "Pretty Woman," "The Client" and "War of the Roses" -- win critical acclaim and…
Hungary's digital TV breakthrough is still beset by obstacles. Insiders warn that a lack of broadcast-tower infrastructure could hold back the revolution.
A year after everything seemed to conspire against the webs' fall launches -- a later-than-usual Summer Olympics, a tight presidential campaign and the usual round of baseball playoff disruptions on…
RDF Media is bidding to make it big in America with a load of old junk and some Japanese fakes. The London-based company, which makes the Emmy-nominated "Junkyard Wars" for TLC, has just launched the…
Bill Clinton was nothing less than a superhero for 24-hour cable news channels, providing a constant diet of high-wire presidential hijinks. President Bush won't come out and play in the same way -…
A family comedy duel, the next potential breakout reality series and a rare three-net drama battle at 10 highlight Wednesday's wars on the networks this fall.
The Sci Fi Channel has signed a deal with MGM TV to commission another 22 hourlong episodes of "Stargate: SG-1," keeping the 5-year-old series alive following its cancellation by Showtime.
Those nasty housemates on "Big Brother 2" will reunite one last time to fight a common enemy: NBC's "Friends."
More fun and games helped ABC to one of its strongest weeks in months, as the premiere of Wayne Brady's variety show, the return of Monday night football action and four doses of "Who Wants to Be a…
If it's up to Johnny Knoxville, he won't be MTV's "Jackass" any longer. Knoxville, whose real name is Philip John Clapp, recently told his hometown paper, the Knoxville News-Sentinel, that he's…