Government regulators may have convinced themselves that their rulemaking last month will be a boon to new cable networks, but most of the industry is greeting Washington's latest decree with a…
In a deal likely to be worth in excess of $ 37.5 million, Ireland's Independent Newspapers is to acquire 31% of South Africa's largest newspaper group, Argus Newspapers.
Fourth-quarter sales nearly tripled and earnings nearly doubled for RHI Entertainment Inc. as the TV producer/distributor rang up big numbers from deliveries to the three webs.
With much fanfare, ABC announced last June that it had a deal with Madonna's Maverick Prods. The first project was going to be a four-hour miniseries biography imaginatively dubbed "Madonna: The…
For a show about nothing, "Seinfeld" is sure worth a lot to stations. Columbia TriStar Television Distribution this week takes the off-net sitcom from Gotham into Los Angeles, where a rare four-way…
Rumors swirl as to whether or not Oprah Winfrey will renew her contract with King World; the company's stock drops ever so slightly. Analysts and columnists pick up on it and start reminding folks…
The spread of news shows on primetime TV is the latest bad news for producers of longform TV dramas. Expensive one-hour series, telepics and minis have been a tough sell for a few years.
With Diane Sawyer's contract negotiations garnering headlines and CBS' evening news team receiving ample exposure during the Winter Olympics, "ABC World News Tonight" anchor Peter Jennings has been…
Many television markets are suffering through ratings wars, but in Spain the networks have declared war on ratings.
Norman Lear, Aaron Spelling, Stephen J. Cannell, Steven Bochco and David Milch are just some of the A-list producers who have tried and failed to craft successful TV series set in Washington.
Until now, local television in Italy has meant low-budget tele-shopping, endless reruns of old American TV serials or, at best, "Colpo Grosso," the infamous latenight strip-poker gameshow on Italia 7.