Peacock Productions, a division of NBC News, will expand its global presence by establishing an international division based in the U.K. and headed by Steve Anderson, a veteran BBC producer. Anderson…
Nik Wallenda survived his "Skywire" walk across the Grand Canyon in June. But it's not much of a leap to envision the fallout from the made-for-TV event leading to someone getting killed.
To broadcast a show in which a daredevil tightrope walker might fall while attempting to cross the Grand Canyon, you've got to have a strong stomach. And, as it turns out, you might need skills in…
Images from the production of Nik Wallenda’s high-flying, high-ratings stunt.
Apologies, Discovery: amid a slew of errands, apartment cleaning, pilot watching and Super Moon glancing, I had forgotten that Nik Wallenda was planning to make history and tightrope walk across the…
The lure of live, high-stakes drama was evident in Sunday’s ratings, as Discovery’s “Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda” special was easily the night’s most-watched program. According to Nielsen…
A TV company best known for its reliance on so-called "non fiction" programming is playing with something a little off-kilter for its viewers: scripted fare.
Norman "Stormy" Palmer, the veteran film editor who cut many of Disney's "True-Life Adventure" pics including the Academy Award-winning "The Living Desert," died of natural causes March 23 in his…
Prolific documentary filmmaker Ken Burns is not in Cannes to wheel and deal -- even though his latest feature "The Central Park Five" is screening out of competition.
Pic could be named for the gaping expanse between its preposterously dialogue and sturdy direction.
From the Army Archerd Archives: It's a good morning back in Hollywood for us following the San Antonio preem, but John Wayne segued from "The Alamo" to the "Grand Canyon Suite," which he has to…