Harpo Prods. has tapped Joseph C. Terry as director of "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
Munich public prosecutors have stepped up their investigation of Bavarian media mogul Leo Kirch for suspected tax evasion.
Hoping to siphon off customers from the struggling C-band (a.k.a. big dish) satellite industry, DirecTV announced Monday that it will offer free direct broadcast satellite equipment, installation and…
New Regency TV and producer Bob DeBrino's Canterbury Films are developing a miniseries based on the Boston College point-shaving case, a sports gambling scandal involving "GoodFellas" protagonist…
Chinese authorities shut down 42 illegal video production lines in the southern province of Guangdong and seized 2.5 million pirated audio and video products, a newspaper said Monday.
Add another million households to the ratings pie. Nielsen Media Research on Monday made its annual adjustment to TV household estimate, upping the total U.S. TV universe from 97 million to 98…
Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…
Japan has a new No. 1 movie at the domestic box office. The animated feature "Mononoke Hime" (The Phantom Princess) has passed "Nankyoku Monogatari" (Antarctica) to become the all-time leader among…
"Virtual jukebox" and Internet-based music provider N2K Inc. has forged an alliance with "push" technology pioneers PointCast Inc. to provide original and comprehensive music content for a number of…
Daily Variety chief film critic Todd McCarthy was awarded the Maurice Bessy Prize for his contributions to the world of film criticism at a ceremony Monday at the Montreal World Film Festival.