Despite the breakdown of a deal with In Demand to carry "The Michael Moore Pre-Election Special" on pay-per-view on Nov. 1, the documaker pledged on Sunday to continue his quest to air "Fahrenheit…
TV industry veteran Michael Weiser has formed Pinnacle Entertainment, a distribution/production company, and sold his first package of 16 low-budget movies to WABC New York, WPVI Philadelphia and…
Following the takeover of German music TV group Viva by MTV's parent Viacom, Viva and MTV have reshuffled the programming of their two respective channels for next year.
Playboy Enterprises said Friday that it will consolidate its online, TV and DVD businesses into one unit, Playboy Entertainment Group, in a move that will eliminate 20 jobs.
Buena Vista Prods. has not renewed its contract with Mary Kellogg, exec VP of current programming. The revelation of Kellogg's departure surfaced in the most public way possible, on Friday morning's…
"Bernie Mac" is taking a break, while NBC appears ready to say "aloha" to "Hawaii" for the November sweeps and put "LAX" in a new Wednesday terminal. Regency TV and Fox decided to temporarily halt…
Carsey-Werner-based producers Steve Martin and Joan Stein are taking a course in Reality 101, partnering with Bunim-Murray to create an unscripted college-themed show for ABC. "The Scholar" will…
Cinekid fest, covering children's films for TV and theatrical release, unspools here Oct. 17 at a time when kidpics are changing.
More than 300 producers, TV acquisition execs and commissioning editors gathered in Catalonia's beachside resort of Sitges for the fifth Medimed Euro-Mediterranean documentary market.
Mipcom Jr. confirmed that the kids' biz is on the road to recovery. Attendance at the two-day mini-mart, held in Cannes at the beginning of the month, swelled 10% over 2003 to 772 participants…
The Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia (Casbaa) will host its annual convention here starting Oct. 27.