Sam Nilsson, director general of Swedish Television, will receive the Directorate Award at the International Emmy Awards gala on Nov. 23.
NBC's "Late Night With Conan O'Brien" on Wednesday night scored its highest rating in New York, a 5.3/18, since the show's premiere on Sept. 13, 1993, when it averaged a 5.5/22, according to Nielsen…
Danny DeVito's Jersey Films has gone into partnership with the National Basketball Assn. to produce six episodes of a weekly half-hour series for Comedy Central called "The Sport Jerks' NBA Tour."
Rebecca Whittington has been named vice president of development for Cosgrove/Meurer Prods., which makes the CBS reality series "Unsolved Mysteries."
KCBS paced the field with 27 honors while KCAL racked up 21 nods in nominations for the 50th annual Los Angeles-area Emmy Awards, which are skedded to be handed out in a black-tie ceremony May 30 at…
The animated series "South Park" rocketed to an 8.2 rating in Comedy Central homes for the April 22 episode.
Shares of Pixar set their second consecutive 52-week high Thursday after Walt Disney Co. reiterated that the animation company was an integral part of its filmmaking strategy.
Fox O&O WFLD Chicago emerged the victor Thursday in a bidding skirmish among three Chi stations for the "Jerry Springer Show," even as producers of the controversial talker fought off accusations…
British Telecommunications, the U.K.'s national phone company, will be allowed to enter the broadcasting business in 2001, a year earlier than expected, the British government announced Thursday.
Gotham-based Eureka Pictures -- currently in production on John Pierson's "Split Screen" TV magazine for the Independent Film Channel -- will team with "Boogie Nights" producer John Lyons on…
Texas Governor George W. Bush dodged questions about his presidential ambitions after a speech Thursday to an industry group in which he lauded his state's track record for making film and TV…