Discovery Channel is turning to less conventional crime-solving techniques in a new series from Scandi format distributor Zodiak Television World that attempts to solve cold cases with the help of…
The Sundance Channel has commissioned two docu miniseries. The eight-hour "Sin City Law," dealing with capital punishment, comes from Denis Poncet and Jean-Xavier De Lestrade. The six-hour "Pleasure…
In a bold move, News Corp. Wednesday named former conservative Spanish President Jose Maria Aznar to its board. Aznar was president from 1996 to 2004, when he stood down in favor of another candidate…
The eight-month-old peace agreement between the Writers Guild of America West and WGA East has been formally ratified, with the two unions settling their bitter battle over money and jurisdiction.
Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin J. Martin won a unanimous vote to begin the agency's new review of media ownership rules, but bitter partisan cracks developed instantly over whether…
Reality producer Nash Entertainment is taking its TV library online in a deal with Google. Netco will digitize Nash's series and specials, which includes "World's Scariest Police Shootouts,"…
Dean Gladden takes over as managing director of the Alley Theater in Houston in September.
They're still nowhere close to the halcyon Nielsens of the Michael Jordan era, but ABC has to be pleased with ratings for the NBA Finals, which wrapped Tuesday night.
Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the thesp who won a Tony for the original Rialto version of August Wilson's "Seven Guitars," will helm the Signature Theater Company's new production of the play, set to bow…
Legit thesps Raul Esparza ("Company"), Will Chase ("High Fidelity"), Anthony Rapp ("Rent"), Michael Stuhlbarg ("The Pillowman"), Johanna Day ("Proof"), Christina Kirk ("Well") and Jordan Gelber…