The Producers Guild of America has tapped Moctezuma Esparza, Danny Glover, Ang Lee and Marian Rees for honors at its inaugural Celebration of Diversity on Oct. 28 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire.
CBS has finally sent an RSVP to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding," picking up a small-screen version of the smash indie film for midseason.
ESPN Intl. has been named the exclusive worldwide advertising sales rep for feevee Fox Kids Latin America, which was acquired by the Walt Disney Co. in 2001.
Cable TV made some music news Wednesday, with HBO locking up a live performance of the Rolling Stones in January and VH1 signing Pink, David Bowie and Santana to perform at the 2002 "VH1/Vogue…
Barbara Johnson has been tapped news director of WNBC, joining the station from WABC.
As "Judge Judy" moves into its seventh season, exec producer Randy Douthit will assume director responsibilities.
Hallmark Channel parent Crown Media Holdings has appointed Mindy Tucker, formerly corporate VP of strategic planning at exhib Loews Cineplex, as veep of corporate development -- a newly created post.
ABC, in desperate need of a new hit, rolled the dice by premiering its three strongest fall programs on one night Tuesday, and the results were promising.
In a bid to boost its sliding audience share, ITV announced Wednesday a £50 million ($77 million) increase in next year's program budget to a record $1,278 million.
Signs are gathering that the Spanish government will green light the mooted merger of Spain's two main pay TV operators, Sogecable and Telefonica-owned satcaster Via Digital.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%