Walt Disney Co. and other movie and TV studios asked a federal judge to rule that the file-sharing website Lime Wire LLC and its founder, Mark Gorton, induced people to illegally download shows and films without payment.
The “Desperate Housewives” of Wisteria Lane have a new address: Istanbul’s Gul street. In Russia, Peg and Al Bundy of “Married With Children” have morphed into Gena and Dasha, who inhabit an apartment in Yekaterinburg rather than a suburban home near Chicago.
Walt Disney Co. ’s ABC, running last this season in the viewers marketers target, is unable to renew its most-popular drama “Desperate Housewives” because of pay demands by three stars, people familiar with the situation said.
Walt Disney Co.’s ABC broadcast network, flirting with NBC for last place in the young-adult audience advertisers target, is adding 10 new shows next season after “Desperate Housewives” ended its eight-season run.
CBS Corp., the perennial second-place network with the younger prime-time viewers prized by television advertisers, is poised to claim that crown for the first time in two decades with its new schedule.