Sumner Redstone has wielded the ax yet again. Two weeks after sending Tom Cruise to the showers, the Viacom honcho fired Tom Freston over disagreements on Internet strategy and disappointment over…
ITV, Blighty's troubled terrestrial broadcaster, has rolled out its new mobile television service -- but the streamed versions of ITV1 and ITV Play are being offered minus commercial breaks because…
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is planning to buy one of Poland's leading film production studios, Warsaw-based Czolowka, according to reports in the Polish press.
Former BBC topper Peter Salmon, a British TV veteran who once ran flagship web BBC1, has been tapped as the pubcaster's inhouse production supremo.
Benelux-based media group SBS Broadcasting has acquired leading Romanian music channel TV K Lumea. Aimed at the 15-24 demo, Lumea was launched in 1999 as Romania's first local-language channel.
Fox is giving "Vanished" an early vote of confidence, ordering three additional scripts of the new missing-person drama. While no guarantee of a full-season pickup, move is a sign that net execs are…
ReelzChannel, the upcoming 24/7 cable net offering information about movies, has hired Lee Dollar as VP programming for studio and content development.
The bidding for BMG Music Publishing is heating up: Viacom, Warner Music and Universal Music Group are said to have offered in the neighborhood of E1.5 billion (about $1.9 billion) for the biz, which…
ABC has decided the best sponsor for its upcoming Sept. 11 mini is no sponsor at all. After originally announcing its intention to air "The Path to 9/11" with limited commercial interruption, the…
Alfonso Cuaron's 1991 debut pic, "Solo con tu pareja" (Love in the Time of Hysteria), will finally hit U.S. screens, courtesy of IFC Films, which plans a limited release starting Sept. 20. The…