Discovery Channel has upped Jeff Hasler to senior VP, development, and Elizabeth Hillman to senior VP, communications, for the net and its sibling the Science Channel.
Regional TV network Prime Media is poised to assume control of publicly listed film and TV company the Becker Group in a deal that will split Becker's TV and film assets.
Fox News Channel will sponsor two presidential debates -- one Democratic and one Republican -- with the blessing of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Village Roadshow has formed a new music division, Village Roadshow Music Group, and tapped former Paramount Music chief Burt Berman as president.
New Line and Flower Films have signed Ken Kwapis ("The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants") to direct the comedy "He's Just Not That Into You."
The ninth annual Scriptapalooza is accepting script submissions through April 13.
It was a Bloody Monday in TV land as the nets delivered bad news to the casts and crews of several skeins, including "The Wedding Bells," "Six Degrees," "7th Heaven" and "The Black Donnellys."
Disney's CG toon "Meet the Robinsons" may have not opened to whammo numbers over the latest frame, taking in $25.1 million and a second place finish behind laffer "Blades of Glory."
Publishing giant Axel Springer is hot to shop. Taking a page from the game plan of private equity investors, Springer chief exec Mathias Dopfner has said the company is on the lookout for bargains in…
Guys have babies too. Not literally, but they're involved in a big way. That's a fact of life ABC hopes will work to its advantage with "Notes From the Underbelly," the skein whose premiere the…
Hugh Jackman's Seed shingle has tapped ex-New South Wales Film Office topper Jane Smith to head development in Oz.