Facing an outcry over child-predator concerns, News Corp. has hired a Microsoft exec to oversee security at subsid MySpace. Company has brought on Hemanshu Nigam, who heads up security along with…
Even as the entertainment world wrings its hands over the New York Post's Page Six scandal, a gossip column at another Gotham paper is facing the ax. The New York Times is making plans to terminate…
Fox is going ape in outer space with Vanguard Animation. Studio will distribute toon house's next CG feature, "Space Chimps," in 2008 as part of its deal with Vanguard minority owner IDT…
A sked packed with world and U.S. premieres will be unveiled to D.C. auds next season. Arena Stage, Theater J and Woolly Mammoth will stage a combined eight preems in 2006-07, according to recently…
Gotham will play host to the annual Latin Grammys for the first time Nov. 2. Event's seventh edition will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden under a deal struck between the Latin Academy of…
NBC Universal has engineered a renewal of USA Network and three other program services to the NCTC (National Cable TV Cooperative), a buying consortium that reaches more than 8 million subscribers.
Syndication ratings for most talkshows and all courtshows were lower in the week ended April 2, while the access magazine shows were solid. Somewhat milder early spring weather helped pull PUT levels…
Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group has tapped Peter Iacono senior exec VP, local-language productions. Iacono will report to motion picture group chairman Gareth Wigan.
Comedy Central is looking to beef up its online broadband channel MotherLoad by encouraging amateurs to send in what it calls "test pilots" of one to five minutes.
TNT and Ridley Scott are collaborating on the cable network's "The Company," a six-part miniseries based on Robert Littell's bestselling Cold War epic. Cabler has greenlit the Sony Pictures TV…