In a major restructuring move, Neil Braun, former prexy of NBC, has ankled as CEO of upstart Internet broadcaster ICast, a position he took earlier this year.
DirecTV Brasil has added two local channels to its direct-to-home service: Brazil's fourth-ranked broadcast network, TV Bandeirantes, and Canal 21, which is known for its news coverage.
CBS Cable's TNN is going bowling for dollars. The cable network, which has been revamping itself to appeal to a broader audience than just country music fans, will launch "Rockin' Bowl," an original…
New Line has made a deal worth about $3 million for the writing and directing services of Andrew Niccol on "River Road," his new spec script. The writer-director of "Gattaca," Niccol also penned "The…
ABC has picked up the three-hour telepic "Exodus 1947" from writer Benedict Fitzgerald, who will adapt the screenplay from David Holly's book of the same name.
CBS Cable's TNN is getting "Dead Man's Gun," the Henry Winkler-produced anthology series that ran on Showtime from 1997 -99.
The House and Senate have reached a final agreement that will allow satcasters to offer local broadcast channels -- a change in the law that Congress hopes will result in strong new competition to…
Cablevision Systems has withdrawn a lawsuit aimed at delaying deployment of RCN's Megabank Network in Boston, RCN announced Monday.
Granada Television and the New York Times have unveiled the first fruit of their programming joint venture -- "Science Times," a documentary series based on the Time's science section.
A paucity of hot new releases took some of the sheen off the overseas B.O. at the weekend, although "The Sixth Sense's" continued winning run plus dandy debuts by "Blue Streak" and "Big Daddy"…
Brian Helgeland on Monday signed a $5 million deal with Columbia Pictures for "A Knight's Tale." The scribe will helm and co-produce (with partner Tim Van Rellim) the pic, though insiders said much…
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