CBS has muscled its way to first in May 5-11 primetime Nielsens and into a tie for the May sweeps households lead, thanks largely to "The Last Don," which started its run with CBS' highest Sunday-pic…
Cable viewership is up in France, a just-released study by Mediametrie reports.
Sony Corp. and Fuji Television Network will announce today that they are joining Rupert Murdoch's direct satellite broadcasting venture in Japan, JSkyB, as partners.
The WB network will kick off a fourth night of primetime programming by January with two new dramas that bring the netlet's total programming tally to nine hours a week.
Author James Halperin's second novel, "The First Immortal" --- which is due out next year --- has been optioned by Hallmark Entertainment for $125,000 and picked up by CBS as a miniseries for either…
The rival queens of syndicated afternoon talk will be united in an unlikely setting --- on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" --- when Rosie O'Donnell makes an appearance on a show taping in Chicago for…
EchoStar Communications Corp. chairman Charlie Ergen escalated his attack against his one-time sat-TV partner, News Corp., claiming Tuesday that the media giant backed out of its deal with EchoStar…
After delivering across-the-board cuts to Aussie film, TV and arts bodies last year, the conservative government defied expectations Tuesday night by not touching film funding but hacking into coin…
Jack F. Parmeter has been named vice president of on-air promotion at CBS Entertainment, reporting to Ron Scalera, senior VP and creative director, CBS Entertainment.
CanWest Global Communications Corp. has agreed to sublicense its national TV programs to rival WIC Western Intl. Communications Ltd., which will air them on its four stations in Alberta.
Cable TV has exploded in China in the past five years, creating an unwieldy market that has forced the government to try to rein it in.