BET Networks is keen to present itself as the King Kong of cablers. As it unveiled a slate of original programming at its upfront for the upcoming season, entertainment prexy Reginald Hudlin promised…
Two broadcast news legends reflected on CBS' hiring of Katie Couric and the future of network television news. Speaking to reporters after receiving awards from the National Assn. of Broadcasters for…
This ditty-crammed tuner is one of only two shows authorized to use the massive Irving Berlin song catalog. Scripter team of Ray Roderick and Michael Berkeley infuse this vocal love fest with 64…
Hard Sell: If you're worried that American cinema has been corrupted by Madison Avenue hucksterism, last week's announcement that the Tribeca Film Festival is aligning itself with Advertising Week…
The USC School of Cinema-Television has received a $5 million gift from the estate of late Disney animation artist John C. Hench ("Peter Pan," "Fantasia," "Alice in Wonderland"). Coin will be used to…
Sony Pictures Television Intl. will bow its Animax animation channel in South Korea on Friday in partnership with satcaster SkyLife, which will be its exclusive carrier.