Showbiz is going through a major period of upheaval, but there are plenty of opportunities out there for companies nimble and creative enough to find them.
The surest sign of the misery local TV stations are enduring amid the economic meltdown is the slim roster of daytime strips that will be hawked this week at the syndie biz's annual NATPE confab in…
Amy Chiaro, an alum of NBC's "Today," has signed on with Oprah Winfrey's latest syndie spinoff, "Dr. Oz," as co-exec producer.
Prisa, Spain's biggest media company, is angling to push into international telenovela production with its epic "Equador" (Ecuador).
New York-based syndicated radio personality and DJ Wendy Williams was a big fish in a relatively small pond for nearly two decades, but it wasn't until recently that folks outside of Gotham got a…
Within moments of meeting Wendy Williams, veteran talkshow producer Rob Dauber felt confident he'd found daytime's next great female host. And he should know: He's worked with Oprah, Rosie and Martha.
To their credit, the folks at the National Assn. of Television Program Executives have readjusted and re-evaluated their confab's objectives as the TV business has undergone seismic shifts over the…
Brandon Tartikoff was the first member of the generation raised on TV to control what a network put on TV. Named NBC's program chief in 1981 at the age of 31, the wunderkind gave us modern classics…
While NATPE keynoter Tom Rogers may seem like a fox in the henhouse, the TiVo CEO maintains that DVR technology will ultimately improve the bottom line for both advertisers and broadcasters.
Sign-ups are indeed lagging last year's pace, but the National Assn. of Television Program Executives conference will go on as planned in January.
NATPE has reupped prexy-CEO Rick Feldman for three years.