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.