The U.K. government is set to relax programming restrictions on the ITV network, Britain's biggest commercial web, to help it compete in the U.K.'s burgeoning multichannel environment.
Geoff Suddleson has been upped to director of development at Universal. Suddleson previously served as creative assistant for production to Marc Platt. Suddleson has worked on a variety of pics…
The financial risks inherent in Paxson Communications' plan for a new TV network were highlighted Monday when credit ratings agency Standard & Poors downgraded Paxson's debt to a triple-C rating, one…
Fox and the WB will swap affiliates in Raleigh, N.C., the nation's 29th largest TV market, as of Aug. 1.
Seagram Co. will sell Tropicana Products to PepsiCo for $3.3 billion in cash, it said Monday, putting in place one of the major financing elements for Seagram's $10.2 billion acquisition of Polygram…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have optioned the feature rights to Jay Cronley's manuscript, "An Honest Crook," for Donner/Shuler-Donner Prods.
IATSE opened its 63rd convention Monday with the news that, prodded by consistent organizing and a boom in production, the union's membership has ballooned to 92,000.
Ted Demme has a schedule any commercial director would envy: Last week, he shot Brett Favre and Deion Sanders in Mississippi for a National Football League campaign, then hit Los Angeles this week on…
Dutch publisher VNU closed a chapter in Benelux commercial television when it reached an agreement late last week to sell its 44% stake in Belgian commercial channel VTM to Flemish Media Holding.
Martin Sheen has landed a role in the indie pic "Across the Line" for Brian Duncan's High Water Films and Randall Emmett Films.