The Corp. for Public Broadcasting has elected current board member Cheryl Halpern as its topper, replacing chairman Kenneth Tomlinson, whose term has expired.
Grundy topper Andrew Brooke will step down in January after 25 years with the company, the past nine as CEO.
Grundy Television has cleared "Australian Idol" contestant Laura Gissara of accusations of phone vote-rigging.
Neil Marshall adventure "The Descent" took the top competition prize, the Silver Melies, for Euro feature at Sweden's Fantastic Film Festival on Sunday.
Teutonic kids channel Super RTL has signed a three-year agreement with Walt Disney to become merchandising agent for toon "Kim Possible" in co-operation with Disney Consumer Products.
Oscar entry forms in the live-action and animated short film and foreign-language categories are due to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences no later than 5 p.m. Monday.
German TV group ProSiebenSat 1 has sold off travel shopping channel Sonnenklar TV, which it took over four months ago.
The Independent Film Channel has tapped a new anchor for on-air and online news. Matt Singer, former writer of IFC.com's critics column "The Film Geek's Guide" and freelancer for Shock Cinema and the…
Is life imitating art or art imitating life? Red Buttons was Emmy-nominated earlier this month for his performance in "ER" as a hospitalized heart patient. Last Friday, Buttons underwent heart valve…
ABC's Sunday lineup, anchored by the ladies of Wisteria Lane, picked up where it left off last season by opening to boffo numbers. "Desperate Housewives" and the strong shows that surround it…
The Woodstock Film Festival will launch Wednesday with two pics unspooling: legit helmer Adam Rapp's feature debut "Winter Passing" and Shane Meadows' "Dead Man's Shoes."