The cable network CBS Eye on People has hired Roy Scheider to host its most ambitious programming venture, the 10-part documentary series "Legends, Icons & Superstars of the 20th Century."
Jean-Marie Messier, chairman of France's utilities and communications group Vivendi (formerly Generale des Eaux), has said he wants his group to be the leading Internet-access provider in France.
POP Television has picked up four visual effects artists to constitute the core of a new f/x boutique to be based at Santa Monica post-production shop POP Studios.
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Thesps Halle Berry, Garry Shandling and David Duchovny have been recruited as presenters on next month's Emmy Awards kudocast.
This year, the scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory will reach for the stars -- on Hollywood Boulevard.
Tribune Broadcasting is set to acquire the Fox affiliate station in Seattle for around $370 million in a three-way transaction with Kelly Broadcasting and Meredith Corp.
Former VH1 production and original programming veep Jack Sussman has been tapped as veep of specials for CBS Entertainment, as expected (Daily Variety, June 26).
"Armageddon," "Lethal Weapon 4" and "The X-Files" collectively minted more than $41 million overseas last weekend to keep the summer B.O. on the boil, while domestic dud "Snake Eyes" had a moderately…
The convergent future of digital cable TV and interactive technologies such as the Internet has taken a step closer to reality with a new strategic alliance between consumer electronics manufacturer…
He may not have knocked off NBC's "Saturday Night Live" as promised, but Saturday's premiere of "The Howard Stern Radio Show" surely lit a fire under the CBS O&Os.
Johnny Carson is getting his own 24-hour channel on DirecTV.