Fox Television has named Richard Battista executive VP of Fox Channels Group, a new division that will encompass Fox's wholly owned and partially owned cable programming services.
Execs at Spelling Television were not amused by a press release issued by the WB network last week attacking the performance of Aaron Spelling's updated version of "The Love Boat" for UPN.
At a time when content producers are grappling with how to tackle the Web, Scott Zakarin, Troy Bolotnick and Rich Tackenberg, a trio who enjoyed early success through the Internet, are going…
Japanese satellite platform operators PerfecTV and JSkyB officially merged on Friday to create the largest direct satellite broadcasting service in the country.
R&B star Usher Raymond will make his feature film debut in the untitled Robert Rodriguez-Kevin Williamson project currently lensing in Austin, Texas, for Miramax Films' genre banner Dimension Films.
Televisa posted a healthy upturn for first quarter 1998 late Wednesday, and almost simultaneously announced a $675 million windfall due to its exit from satellite operator PanAmSat.
Marlo Thomas, diving into the feature producing realm, has sold "The Assistants" as a pitch to Touchstone Pictures with Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson attached to produce with her.
The Clinton administration is asking to take Greece to an international trade court with a claim that Hellenic TV stations are regularly airing U.S. movies without authorization.
The season's two top tuners -- Livent's "Ragtime" and Disney's "The Lion King" -- predictably dominated the Tony nominations, with "Ragtime" out in front with 13 nominations followed by "Lion King's"…
"The Full Monty" star Mark Addy is set to star as an alien in a Carsey-Werner sitcom for ABC called "Earth Scum." midseason, is about a mixed marriage between an alien, played by Addy, and an…