PARIS– Fabrice Larue's Newen, a three-year-old Paris-based media group, has closed U.S. and Canadian deals on gameshow formats and has partnered with European TV players on two high-profile drama…
History Channel has ordered a ten-episode second season of its first scripted effort “Vikings.” Program, which bowed last month, ranks as the top new cable series this year. Drama has averaged 5…
There's no doubt about it: The succession plan for "The Tonight Show," which will see Jimmy Fallon succeed Jay Leno and the show move from Burbank to Manhattan, is a blow to the Los Angeles region…
Member of the Writers Guild of America have ratified a successor three-year agreement with CBS News, covering about 325 employees.
If you're one of television's creative people -- a writer, producer, entrepreneur -- now's your time, says Endemol Group prexy Tim Hincks, who will deliver the keynote speech at MipTV 2013 on April 8.
Don't tell precocious BBC drama topper Ben Stephenson you can't have your cake and eat it too.
Kate Shepherd has joined Shine America as vice president of development. Shepherd is tasked with overseeing development of unscripted programming within Shine Group and working with third party…
Emmy-winning and Oscar- and Tony-nominated writer Fay Kanin, who was the first full-term female president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, an advocate for film preservation and a…
Thom Beers knows what men want on TV. The former actor-turned-Turner Broadcasting executive has spent more than a decade using his Original Prods. banner to create testosterone-heavy hits like…
For those who can't imagine growing tired of Beyonce Knowles' flawless face (or the rest of her), try going 90 wearisome minutes with "Life Is But a Dream," a vanity project that puts tolerance for…