ITV network company Carlton has been fined $3.4 million for broadcasting a fake documentary about drug smuggling, by far the biggest fine in British TV history.
Linda Berkeley has joined National Geographic as head of a new enterprises group formed to extend the explorer magazine's brand into licensing, merchandising, retail and catalog activities.
Fox will debut the midseason animated comedy "The PJs" on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 8:30 p.m. before moving it permanently to Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. after "King of the Hill" on Jan. 12.
Colombia's National TV Commission (CNTV) could be abolished in March if lawmakers approve a package of political reforms now under review.
Tony Danza has received an offer to play Rocky the bartender in the upcoming Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh."
Mexico's Chamber of Deputies passed a modified version of the cinema law, which waters down the screen-time quota for local productions.
Peter Herrndorf, one of Canada's most influential and well-respected broadcast execs, announced late last week that he will step down as the head of TVOntario.
ABC's Tuesday-night freshman show "Sports Night" has received the first TV Land Future Classic Award.
Visual effects studio Digital Domain ("Titanic," "The Fifth Element") has entered into an agreement with a newly formed consortium to acquire and operate HDO, a post-production studio in Oberhausen…
Barcelona-based film producer, distributor and exhibitor Filmax-Sogedasa has teamed with local risk investment company Catalana de Iniciativas to create film and TV producer Castelao Prods.
The number of roles for Hispanic, Asian and Native-American actors in movies and primetime TV increased by a tiny amount in 1997, while the number of parts for blacks fell, a Screen Actors Guild…