Only a few days after Robert Hersov resigned as Telepiu CEO (Daily Variety, Aug. 21), new chief executive Michel Thoulouze of Canal Plus unveiled a strategy to relaunch the disappointing digital TV…
Carmen Electra, who took over for Jenny McCarthy as co-host of MTV's "Singled Out" last November, has inked a development deal with MTV Prods. to center a primetime series for one of the broadcast…
Buena Vista TV has given two thumbs up to "Siskel & Ebert" producer Stuart Cleland, promoting the longtime staff member to executive producer.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has benched its new 8 p.m. Thursday sitcom "Rewind" two weeks before it was set to debut, replacing it with fifth-year comedy "Living Single," which was originally ordered as a…
JSkyB and PerfecTV are planning to use a common set of antennas and receivers beginning next spring in a move that heats up competition for viewers in Japan's direct digital satellite broadcasting…
The California Senate Appropriations Committee Monday delayed a vote on a bill that would release personal tax information to municipalities, setting the stage for a compromise that could benefit…
The 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival will unspool Feb. 11-22, festival organizers announced Monday.
ABC has tapped Peter Murphy, a longtime exec at parent Walt Disney Co., to replace Ronald Doerfler as its new chief financial officer.
The latest feature efforts of Oliver Stone, Werner Herzog, John Sayles, Paul Schrader, urban upstart Harmony Korine and a slew of other filmmakers will fill the secret sked for the Telluride Film…
Three days after landing one of the choice 11 new dial positions on Time Warner's million-subscriber cable system in New York City, CNN/SI has begun allowing cable operators to insert up to six hours…