ABC and PBS have jumped to an early lead when it comes to putting HDTV programming lineups in place for next month's digital unveiling -- an event broadcasters hail as the most dramatic improvement…
SportsLine USA, which triggered a market sell-off two weeks ago by preparing analysts for lower-than-expected revenues, reported official third-quarter results Tuesday, including an on-target net…
Universal Pictures has optioned Bryan Burrough's nonfiction tome, "Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir" for Overbrook Entertainment, the production banner run by Will Smith and James Lassiter.
Bravo and sister web the Independent Film Channel have promoted Caroline Bock to senior VP, marketing and public relations, and Frances Berwick to senior VP, programming.
Former "Melrose Place" executive producer Frank South has taken over as executive producer of the WB netlet drama "Hyperion Bay."
Shamrock Capital Advisers, the California-based investment vehicle of Walt Disney vice chairman Roy E. Disney, has made a hostile takeover bid for New Zealand corporate raider Brierley Investments.
The European Commission came under fire Tuesday for suggesting state television may be getting too much public money and wasting it on buying costly broadcast rights to sporting events and talk shows.
In a deal that is sure to impact the development plans of rival syndicators, King World Prods. has inked longterm renewals of its stalwart gameshows "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy!" with ABC O&Os…
Swedish film giant Svensk Filmindustri (SF) will close its new $10 million film and TV production studios next year and move its headquarters back into the center of Stockholm.
Michael Gaston, who recently wrapped a role in Bruce Beresford's “Double Jeopardy” at Paramount, has joined the cast of Avenue Pictures' indie “Letters From a Wayward Son.” Gaston, who is repped by…