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  1. How will new FTC guidelines impact endorsements and product placement?

    9:17 am 10/6/2009

    <p><a href="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e20120a61ae509970c-pi.jpg" style="float: right;"><img alt="Conan-obrien-coffee" border="0" class="asset asset-image at-xid-6a00d83451d69069e20120a61ae509970c " src="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e20120a61ae509970c-800wi.jpg" style="margin: 0px 0px 5px 5px;" title="Conan-obrien-coffee" /></a> Talent lawyers take note: the FTC is taking a more watchful eye to the ways that advertisers use endorsers to pitch products.</p>Read more

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  2. Food Network to launch in Asia

    8:58 am 10/6/2009

    After an appetizer in Europe, Africa and the Middle East thanks to a new deal with Chello Zone, U.S. cable group Scripps Networks will feed small screens in Asia with the Food Network, Scripps Networks International president Greg Moyer confirmed Tuesday in an interview.Read more

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  3. Vikings-Packers game freezes out networks

    7:20 am 10/6/2009

    The highly anticipated Minnesota-Green Bay football game on ESPN pulled 22 million viewers to cable and hurt the major networks Monday night, with Fox, NBC and CBS posting week-to-week declines. Read more

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  4. Mattel, ITV Studios form creative partnership

    7:08 am 10/6/2009

    In a deal aimed at putting board game formats into primetime television, ITV Studios and "Scrabble" and "Pictionary" creator Mattel Inc. Tuesday announced a major creative partnership that will see ITV work with the global toy manufacturer to develop television, online, mobile and other formats for some of its best-known brands.Read more

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  5. Class action claims Redstone inflated CBS

    7:07 am 10/6/2009

    <p><a href="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e20120a61aae77970c-pi.jpg" style="float: right;"><img alt="Sumner_redstone" border="0" class="asset asset-image at-xid-6a00d83451d69069e20120a61aae77970c selected " src="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e20120a61aae77970c-pi.jpg" style="margin: 0px 0px 5px 5px; width: 150px;" title="Sumner_redstone" /></a> Class action lawsuits are a dime a dozen. Almost any major corporate transaction or announcement will trigger a filing thanks to the incentives that plaintiffs lawyers have in bringing these cases.</p>Read more

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  6. TV piracy as easy as EZTV

    7:04 am 10/6/2009

    <a href="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e20120a5c44212970b-pi.jpg" style="float: right;"><img alt="Project_runway_canada_ca-show" border="0" class="asset asset-image at-xid-6a00d83451d69069e20120a5c44212970b " src="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e20120a5c44212970b-pi.jpg" style="margin: 0px 0px 5px 5px; width: 250px;" title="Project_runway_canada_ca-show" /></a> What can the industry do to stop the surge of television piracy?Read more

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  7. E1 tackling Stephen King's 'Colorado Kid'

    10:00 pm 10/5/2009

    Universal Networks International has signed a co-financing/acquisition deal with indie studio E1 Entertainment for "Haven," the 13-part suspense TV series based on a Stephen King novella.Read more

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  8. Bravo orders more 'Housewives,' 'Chef'

    9:00 pm 10/5/2009

    The network has given a series order to "The Real Housewives of D.C." and a second-season order to "The Real Housewives of New Jersey." Both are set to premiere next year, with production under way.Read more

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  9. 'Idol Gives Back' for the third time

    9:00 pm 10/5/2009

    "American Idol" is bringing back "Idol Gives Back."Read more

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  10. Marick migrates to Twentieth TV

    9:00 pm 10/5/2009

    Robert Marick has joined 20th Century Fox TV as executive vp licensing and merchandising.Read more

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