If someone had the idea of doing an "American Idol" centered on competing singers belting Broadway tunes, he couldn't find a better blueprint than Reprise's "Best of Broadway" concert at the Ford…
The early verdict is in, and viewers are guilty of apathy when it comes to NBC's new unscripted skein "The Law Firm." It's been a bleak summer for NBC reality, and that continued with the first…
General Electric's board of directors gave Bob Wright's NBC Universal a formal nod Friday to pursue an acquisition of DreamWorks. A purchase would include DreamWorks' 60-title library and would…
Mexico's TV duopoly may soon be over. General Electric and its subsidiary Telemundo aim to rescue Mexico's bankrupt Canal 40 and challenge broadcasting powerhouses Televisa and TV Azteca.
Fox is keeping a tight lid on the plot and cast for the upcoming fifth season of hit drama "24," but some details are starting to leak out. Thesps Jean Smart, Brady Corbet and Connie Britton will…
The U.K. government has proposed a new system of film tax credits designed to boost British talent and production companies while also attracting Hollywood pics to shoot in the U.K.
Suffering its second high-profile defection in as many months, the Firm has lost longtime manager JoAnne Colonna to Brillstein-Grey Management. Her departure appears to leave the management company…
Discovery Networks Latin America has tapped Buenos Aires-based Promofilm to produce local versions of "Wife Swap" and "While You Were Out."
American Muslim lifestyle channel Bridges TV is set to bow in the U.K. on satcaster BskyB before the end of the year. The Buffalo, N.Y., based English-lingo Islamic channel was launched Stateside in…
Film producer Trish Lake has been elected prexy of the Screen Producers Association of Australia. Effective September, she will replace Stephen F. Smith, managing director of Frameworks…