Spring break may be wrapping up, but MTV is headed south to hand out its second annual MTV>News:Docs:Prize. Music cabler's news and docu division sponsors a $2,500 cash award at the DoubleTake…
Paramount Pictures has inked a deal with Antex Electronics to use the company's Media Director system for the delivery of digital dailies in the production of its television projects.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters and a coalition of network affils fired off a letter Monday urging the Federal Communications Commission to maintain an ownership cap that prevents big media…
Midseason casualties are piling up as the networks head into the final two months of the TV season. On Monday, Fox announced that it would evacuate "The American Embassy" after just four airings…
Disney's cable network SoapNet has hired soap veterans Lisa Rinna ("Melrose Place," "Days of Our Lives") and Ty Treadway ("One Life to Live") to host a daily, one-hour talkshow.
Susan Sarandon has joined the ensemble cast of "Children of Dune," Sci Fi Channel's six-hour miniseries follow-up to the cable network's Emmy-winning "Frank Herbert's Dune."
Young thesp Grant Rosenmeyer ("The Royal Tenenbaums") has taken the title role in Fox comedy pilot "Oliver Beene," from scribes/producers Steve Levitan and Howard Gewirtz.
The Museum of Television & Radio will spotlight Sept. 11 and its aftermath for its third annual Television Documentary Festival, unspooling May1-19 in New York.
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The big New York cable operator that's refusing to carry the games of the New York Yankees said it will offer a rebate to its 2.9 million subscribers for the 130 games they won't see this year.
AOL Time Warner, eager to reach the growing number of Hispanic Americans, has added a Spanish-language feed to a pair of bellwether TBS programs: Atlanta Braves baseball games and the nightly rerun…