Telepictures Prods., which produces "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "The Tyra Banks Show" and other series for TV syndication through Warner Bros., has promoted Lisa Hackner to the new post of exec VP of…
On at least one front, Tony Soprano can rest easy: His June 10 sendoff is still eligible for an Emmy after all. Until now, the Academy of TV Arts & Sciences rigorously enforced its May 31 cutoff for…
In an unexpected turnabout, the Bancroft clan that controls Dow Jones issued a statement Thursday stating it would meet with reps from News Corp. and other bidders for the parent company of the Wall…
NBC Universal has landed the U.S. broadcast rights to Al Gore's Live Earth concerts. The Peacock will serve up coverage July 7 on a slew of its networks, from the NBC mothership to Universal HD.
Manager-producer Jimmy Miller has restructured the Miller Co., naming Julie Darmody president of the management division and hiring Michael Aguilar as president of production.
In a bid to further boost its reality biz, UTA has lured Fox exec Kary McHoul to serve as co-head of its alternative TV department. McHoul has spent the last three years as senior VP of alternative…
Legendary Russian director Kira Muratova's latest opus, "Two in One," is actually a two-part meditation on theater displaying the femme helmer's signature blend of exquisite imagery and gratuitous…
Mickey Liddell will make his directorial debut on the thriller "She Lived," produced by his Liddell Entertainment banner, with shooting to begin next month in Los Angeles.
Disney's Buena Vista TV has sold "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" to USA Network for a license fee of about $28 million in the network window.
Low-rated but critically worshipped Sci Fi Channel drama "Battlestar Galactica" will sign off next year after its fourth season, producers said Thursday.
Lionsgate expects to see big business from its new private equity partnership, even though it will push the indie studio into the red.