Hugh McGowan has quit as programming director of Australian pubcaster ABC-TV.
In German video biz history, 1999 will go down as the breakthrough year for DVD.
Time Warner's decision Monday to cut off ABC signals for 3.5 million subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and other cities during the critical sweeps period sent Walt Disney Co. lawyers…
John Spencer ("The West Wing") will play the lead in the West Coast premiere of Warren Leight's "Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine" at the Mark Taper Forum in January.
Alliance Atlantis Communications has forged a first-look deal with producer Matthew Hastings and his Kandu Entertainment to create and develop network, cable and syndie TV series.
Japan's trade ministry plans to establish a film commission that will help the local industry cut through the red tape involved in shooting on location.
Cameron Diaz is in talks to star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in "Gangs of New York," the $80 million-plus Martin Scorsese drama set to begin lensing in Rome in August.
The price was apparently right for Bob Barker. CBS and Pearson Television have extended Barker's contract as host and exec producer of "The Price Is Right" for an unprecedented 29th year.
Rock musician Neil Young was sued Monday for $1.8 million by former Village Voice writer Jimmy McDonough over Young's alleged refusal to allow the publication of an authorized biography that was…
German giant the Kirch Group has renewed its contract for broadcasting rights to the German soccer league.
Talk about your bad timing: ABC could feel a quick and nasty pinch this May sweeps as Time Warner Cable yanks the web's owned stations in 3.5 million homes.