Jeff Skoll's Participant Prods. has hired veteran events producer John Schreiber for the newly created position of exec VP, social action and advocacy.
Public television veteran Rudy Buttignol has been tapped as the first recipient of the industry achievement award at the 2007 Hot Docs Canadian Intl. Documentary Film Festival.
Court TV's original series "Murder by the Book" has been picked up for a 13-episode second season, premiering later this year.
NBC has been looking for its next big laffer, and it may have found it in "The Office." The cubicle comedy, which has been building in buzz and audience, hit a season high last week -- even though it…
The Universal Channel is dialing up cell phone customers in Latin America.
Singapore's government Tuesday unveiled a regulatory framework for Internet protocol television and issued territory's first license. The Media Development Authority will put into place a two-tier…
FSN and MyNetworkTV have reached a three-tier television and new-media programming alliance with the Intl. Fight League.
Lexus and Smith Barney have signed on as co-presenting sponsors of Sundance Channel's environment-oriented skein "The Green."
A German court has upheld a lower court's decision against a Munich firm's online video recorder, which it rented to users to record TV programs through the Internet.
Battling British commercial web ITV has wasted no time in appointing a marketing topper, as it seeks to persuade the City that Michael Grade's new regime means business.
The Directors Guild of America has selected a quintet of first-time nominees for its feature docu award.