“This is not the white people Emmys,” said comedian Erik Rivera before the live telecast of the NCLR ALMA Awards on Sept. 27. Tasked with warming up the crowd, he reminded the audience to smile and…
El Rey Network
There's no shortage of faith in the TV realm this year, which has yielded a bumper crop of new cable channels.
The office of Texas Gov. Rick Perry had no immediate reaction to a producer’s claim that it was approved for production tax incentives for the Robert Rodriguez-Ethan Maniquis film “Machete” but the…
Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills" will have its world premiere on Sept. 19 as the opening night film for Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.
The El Rey Network, the cable startup from Robert Rodriguez and John Fogelman's FactoryMade Ventures, is speeding toward its soft launch in December, bolstered by a strategic partnership with…
Univision Communications is making a bet on the maverick filmmaker behind such grindhouse classics as 'From Dusk Till Dawn' and 'Machete.' The company that owns Spanish-language TV network Univision…
Two months after he was bounced out of Hearst Corp. amid a sexting scandal, Scott Sassa has surfaced in a new role as vice chairman of Robert Rodriguez’s nascent cable channel. With Sassa on board…
CBS has shown a knack for making smart sked moves to keep things fresh, sometimes retiring shows that were still faring relatively well or shifting them to lower-profile timeslots. And this fall…
Social change is the name of the game at Participant, which has been producing issue-oriented features and docus since it was founded in 2004.
Hearst Entertainment & Syndication president Scott Sassa has left the company, The New York Post reported late Wednesday, in light of a scandal involving a woman forwarding to his colleagues…
Lucha Libre AAA was founded in 1992 by Antonio Peña Herrada, and has become Mexico's dominant wrestling league with an audience of 1 million people who watch more than 1,000 live events per year.