Canadian film and TV company Alliance Atlantis Communications is expected to announce major staff cuts this week, perhaps as early as today.
As the networks aim to slice license fees and cut costs, studio chiefs are bracing for an economic squeeze this pilot season.
Mel Gibson's and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods will produce HBO's next big-budget miniseries, 10-part "Alexander the Great," which is aimed at a 2004 debut on the pay-cabler.
News flash: White people are watching the Damon Wayans ABC sitcom "My Wife and Kids" and the Fox laffer "The Bernie Mac Show."
The National Basketball Assn. is throwing out many of the broadcast and cable rules as it puts the finishing touches on fresh six-year contracts for TV coverage of its games.
"Sex" is hot. A new episode of HBO's "Sex and the City" garnered the show's highest ratings ever. According to Nielsen, Sunday night's episode averaged a 14.4/19 share in HBO homes and attracted 7.3…
The 1:30 ayem timeslot that helped burnish Bob Costas' star on NBC has been handed over to teen heartthrob Carson Daly. Maybe it's a sign that parents now are letting their kids stay up all night.
In 1999, acclaimed musicvideo helmer Spike Jonze scored big with his debut feature "Being John Malkovich." Since then, the arthouse business has opened its arms to directors with similar pedigrees…
The programs, telecast from the U.K., are routed through BBC World's Asian hub based in Singapore. "The move to go digital in India and other Asian countries follows global trends," says Jeff Hazell…
The local animation industry is in suspended animation after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. and the resulting worldwide slowdown.
The BBC broke a 40-year losing streak to beat its main commercial rival ITV in the broadcasters' annual ratings battle -- but only just. In France, leading web TF1 trounced its competitors by airing…