U.K. pubcaster the BBC has tapped a new chief flak as it struggles to regain its poise following a bruising year, and just as it enters what is likely to be a turbulent period John Shield, who takes…
LONDON — The BBC has strengthened its lineup of foreign-language programming with the acquisition of German war drama "Generation War." The miniseries — which will air in the U.K. as three 90-minute…
One thing that was made crystal clear at Pivot's first-ever TCA session is that this millennial-focused cabler is no Current TV. Numerous journos pelted network prez Evan Shapiro with questions about…
LONDON — Charlotte Moore has been named controller of BBC One, the pubcaster announced on Wednesday. She replaces Danny Cohen, who was made director of BBC Television in April. Moore, who had served…
For some broadcasters, the war is not over -- at least as a subject for TV drama.
Underscoring growing synergies between film and TV drama, Chicago-based distrib Music Box has acquired all U.S. rights to "Generation War" and "The Tower" (Die Turm), two German historical…
FremantleMedia North America has added Alex Demyanenko to the newly created post of senior veep of nonfiction development and programming. Demyanenko, a Shed Media alum, will oversee development and…
"Star Trek: The Next Generation" is about to fly into theaters as Paramount Pictures readies to release a sequel to J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek." CBS Home Entertainment and NCM Fathom Events will give…
It's time to break out the fava beans and Chianti: NBC has slotted its new drama "Hannibal" for a spring premiere.
When a road movie comes along that makes auds happy to join the trip, it's a cause for celebration, and "Tenderness" deserves celebrating.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar