A&E Television Networks will launch a dedicated history channel in Spain teaming with local niche channel operator Multicanal TPS.
ABC Inc. topper Robert Iger has tapped Leslie Stern to serve as his executive assistant.
NBC is preempting more than 10% of its educational kidvid for sports programming, and CBS is failing to live up to its promise of promoting its own educational lineup, according to letters released…
Bowing to the wish of the late Roddy McDowall, who died Oct. 3, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has canceled a memorial gathering in his honor.
France's Conseil Superieur de l'Audiovisuel (CSA) declared Wednesday that cable, satellite and terrestrial broadcaster RTL9 will fall under Luxembourg jurisdiction.
The movie industry's rating system has served the studios well for the past three decades, but don't expect producers and creators of sophisticated adult drama to join in the celebration of the…
Comedy Central, accelerating its drive to pull in higher-visibility programming, has purchased the broadcast network window to "The Brothers McMullen" and "She's the One," both 20th Century Fox…
Exiled Chinese dissident Wei Jingsheng and Nigerian journalist Akinwumi Adesokan, both of whom served jail time for writing critically about their respective country's regimes, were honored Wednesday…
Underscoring its growing European production ambitions, Lions Gate Films has entered into its first Euro co-production, "The Salami Man," to be directed by J.K. Amalou.
Julia Eisenman, a former TV news producer for ABC, has joined Jersey Films as a VP of development.
Gene Hackman may soon be making a book connection, since his first novel, "Black Star Rising," an 1800s-set sea adventure he's co-written with underwater archaeologist Dan Lenihan, is in the hands of…