Al Jazeera America came to NCTA with real distribution work to do, courting cable operators to carry the all-news channel that parent org Al Jazeera Media Network intends to launch by late August.
James Gandolfini, who brought a balance of intensity and vulnerability to his portrayal of conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano that made him among the most respected actors of his generation, died…
FX has given a 10-episode series order to a comedy starring Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence. Series is produced by Lionsgate TV under distrib Debmar-Mercury’s “10/90” deal format that calls for…
DreamWorks mogul Steven Spielberg wants to work on his own terms, so he's decided to write the checks himself.
Steven Spielberg's most commercially successful series in recent years has been TNT's sci-fi entry "Falling Skies," which has blossomed into a big-tent hit for TNT.
Dan Harmon should send Charlie Sheen a thank-you note. Just when the "Community" creator was looking like the biggest ingrate working in primetime, Sheen roars back into the race for the win — if…
ICM Partners has set a strategic alliance with Gotham-based Gelfman Schneider Literary Agents, bringing such scribes as Jeffrey Deaver, Tracy Chevalier, David Rabe and Evan Hunter/Ed McBain into the…
The question of Bruce Rosenblum’s plan for his second act after a nearly 25-year run at Warner Bros. has been answered. The former Warner Bros. TV Group topper has joined Legendary Entertainment as…
NBC's "Days of Our Lives" took the gold for drama series at the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Sunday.
Gannett Co. is betting big on the future of local broadcast TV, setting a $2.2 billion deal to acquire station owner Belo Corp. Deal will nearly double Gannett’s station holdings to 43 from 23…
That was quick. Tribune Co.'s new topper Peter Liguori is making good on his vow to beef up the company's TV assets, particularly its WGN America cable channel.