Mimi Leder, who directed Warner Bros.' "Pay It Forward," won't be helming DreamWorks' "Collateral" after all. Leder, who made her feature-directing debut in 1997 with DreamWorks' "The Peacemaker,"…
The so-called French "cultural exception" came under scrutiny Wednesday, when the Conseil superieur audiovisuel (CSA), France's TV watchdog body, blasted cable and satellite networks for not keeping…
The WB teen meller "Dawson's Creek" was feted Wednesday in L.A. with a SHINE Award, for consistently exploring and promoting sexual health issues on TV. The recognition came from the Media Project, a…
The "bravo!" Garry Shandling earned as host of the Emmys was apparently no joke. Weeks after Shandling's Emmy laughs prompted bidding for reruns of his HBO sitcom "The Larry Sanders Show," cable…
Producer Gideon Amir has been appointed senior vice president in charge of production at Hearst Entertainment Prods.
The WB has played a little hocus-pocus with its schedule, adding a second run of "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" to Friday nights and moving frosh comedy "Grosse Pointe" to Sundays.
French Culture Minister Catherine Tasca has again slammed the new bargain cinema passes, which allow moviegoers to see as many films as they want for about $14 a month.
Viacom President Mel Karmazin was the latest media mogul to deem advertising jitters overhyped as the newly minted Viacom/CBS powered ahead in the third quarter with double-digit ad growth in cable…
The founders of Gen-Y news and entertainment destination venture iFuse.com are in the middle of trying to keep the site from flaming out.
CBS has agreed to pay $8 million to settle two sexual discrimination lawsuits brought on behalf of some 200 female employees at six affiliated TV stations.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has promoted veteran execs Paul Worthman and David Besbris to head their broadcasting and TV departments, respectively.