Animal Planet exec Charlie Foley will lead Discovery Communication’s newly forged Original Content Group and create content across the company’s portfolio of cable nets. Foley is tasked with…
The Signature Theater Company's much-lauded revival of August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson" scored with four Lucille Lortel Awards at Off Broadway’s annual kudofest. The Playwrights Horizons staging of…
Fans of Animal Planet skeins will be pleased to learn that the cabler is rolling out a slate of digital programming to complement its existing on-air shows. Original Web series will dovetail off the…
Animal Planet has given a sixth season to "Whale Wars," it was announced at TCAs on Saturday.
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Animal Planet has named Charlie Foley senior veep of development, reporting to president and g.m. Marjorie Kaplan.
The Amazon-Discovery pact announced Wednesday may have drawn yawns given the increasing volume of digital deals being done, but there's a growing debate over whether these pacts end up cannibalizing…
Michael Kahn has received dual nominations from the American Cinema Editors for "The Adventures of Tintin" and "War Horse."
Animal Planet's "Whale Wars" has been renewed for a fifth season after months of back-and-forth over whether the show's protags, a militant animal-rights group called the Sea Shepherds, would be able…
Divisive animal-rights activist Paul Watson gets sympathetic treatment from Trish Dolman in "Eco-Pirate," though the helmer doesn't shy away from exposing the man's unpleasant sides.
National Geographic Channel has expanded its senior programming team by hiring Kim Woodard and Kevin Mohs as vice presidents of development and production.