Rathikant Basu and Peter Mukherjea have been named chairman and chief executive officer, respectively, at Rupert Murdoch's Star TV, following the ankling of two executive directors and two vice…
Ken Lipper, the Oscar-nominated producer of the Holocaust documentary "The Last Days," has a verbal agreement with Glenn Close for the actress to host a proposed television series based on the…
A who's who of Australian media, entertainment and politics gathered at a bash Monday to bow Foxtel's DTH satellite service, which doubles the feevee cabler's potential audience to 4.5 million homes.
A British TV institution will be thrown on the scrapheap Friday when ITV's "News at Ten" makes its final broadcast after 32 years at the heart of the web's primetime schedule.
Fox News Channel kept up its January Nielsen momentum last month, scoring its second consecutive primetime ratings win over rival MSNBC.
NBC and its "Alice in Wonderland" charmed adults 18-49, but the Grammy Awards and the "Doris Duke" conclusion propelled CBS to first in households, with the highest weeklong rating for any net this…
HBO has promoted Carolyn Strauss to senior VP, original programming, division prexy Chris Albrecht announced Tuesday.
Successful sweeps-month events such as ''The '60s'' and ''Alice in Wonderland'' have brought NBC home first in this year's February sweeps, but even as CBS conceded the month to NBC in households…
Rep. Billy Tauzin (R-La.), the powerful chairman of the House Telecommunications subcommittee, wants a quick floor vote on a bill which he says would resurrect Fox and CBS signals for hundreds of…
Move over "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV." Disney is getting into the sketch comedy game, as Touchstone Television has drafted producers Roberts Simonds and Joel Gallen to hatch an hourlong sketch…
Sinclair Broadcast Group will sell its NBC affil in Tyler, Texas, to Communications Corp. of America for $36 million in cash to reduce debts.