Glenwyn Benson, currently director of factual and learning at the BBC, has been appointed controller of factual television, a newly created post.
Markets & Festivals
German paybox Premiere managed to cut its losses in 2002 by 52% to €533 million ($573.5 million) while boosting its number of subscribers by 184,575 to nearly 2.6 million.
Sheldon Collins' "NTV-1" was named best feature at the first World of Comedy Festival in Toronto, which wrapped Sunday.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Showtime is close to partnering with Richard Pryor and "Mad About You" scribe Bill Grundfest to create a sitcom based on the legendary comic's standup routines.
After resuscitating the screen musical with "Chicago," Harvey Weinstein is ready for an encore. Miramax Films is negotiating a "Guys and Dolls" rights package for a remake that will be produced by…
The British film industry has won a major political victory by securing new legislation intended to force all the national TV networks to invest in British movies.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon is officially acknowledging the end of his critically acclaimed UPN skein -- and already mulling plans for a spinoff.
Warner Bros. has signed Kurt Sutter, a writer on FX's "The Shield," to a two-pic blind script deal.