Peter Salmon has been appointed controller of BBC1, the pubcaster's main TV channel. Salmon currently is director of programs for the ITV station Granada TV, but he previously worked for 12 years at…
Frances McDormand is going back in front of the camera for the first time since winning an Oscar for playing unflappable Sheriff Marge Gunderson in "Fargo."
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
Jonathan Kaplan is set to take the helm of "Brokedown Palace" for Fox 2000 and producer Adam Fields. Kaplan replaces Carl Franklin who quit the project in June over casting differences with 20th…
To no one's surprise, the media this week realized the public is as eager for news of Diana, Princess of Wales, in death as in life.
Amid reports of a culture clash on the set, "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" is making some behind-the-scenes changes after its first month on the air.
Speculation about Oprah Winfrey's plans for continuing her popular talkshow, which arises every two years with accompanying temporary damage to the stock price of the show's distributor, King World…
While network news divisions are churning out reams of coverage of the death of Diana, entertainment execs at the Big Four say they are not planning any new telefilms on the turbulent life of the…
Despite the allure of virtual round-the-clock television coverage of Princess Diana's death, a sizable number of American viewers managed to break away and make it to the local bijou.
Legit producer Garth Drabinsky and Broadway director Harold Prince have teamed up for the fifth time to mount a Toronto workshop production of a new musical, "Parade."