As if they didn't have enough problems selling their movies and series into the European market, the Hollywood studios may soon face another one. European Competition Commissioner Mario Monti is…
Fair warning to any exec who stands in front of TV critics this week and claims he/she is "taking chances," "pushing the envelope" and is in the midst of his/her "best development season ever"…
As part of a strategy shift for the MSN online service, Microsoft debuted at the CES its new MSN Video, which offers free clips from NBC news and entertainment programs, Discovery Communications'…
Lights, camera, Frog: The WB is getting into the telepic biz. Net has tapped former TBS longform exec Tana Nugent Jamieson to serve as senior VP of the newly created made-for unit.
NBC lately has been promoting "Friends" as the best comedy in TV history -- a claim some, including "Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer, might take issue with.
NBC is seeking a court order barring cable network E! Entertainment from airing a compilation of "Saturday Night Live" sketches called "101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments" without permission.
Networks have picked up the pace on pilot orders, with CBS and Fox each greenlighting a pair of dramas Monday.
UPN continues to recruit big names to work behind the cameras, inking deals with thesps Queen Latifah and Kate Hudson to exec produce a pair of laffers for the net.
The Independent Film Channel has acquired "Shattered Glass," "Girl With a Pearl Earring" and "The Cooler" as part of a 21-film licensing deal with Lions Gate Films.
Showtime has given Matthew Duda, executive VP of program acquisitions and planning, the additional job of distributing the network's shows in foreign and domestic distribution, covering both TV and…
Stephen Davis, prexy-CEO of Carlton America, and John Weiser, exec VP of Sony Pictures Television, have been nominated co-chairmen of the National Assn. of Television Program Executives.