ABC execs hope to counter the continued success of the mini-monster phenoms such as the WB's "Pokemon" and Fox's "Digimon" by keeping most of the Alphabet's Saturday morning kids lineup intact…
Arne Wessberg, the newly elected president of the European Broadcasting Union, is promising that pubcasters in the EBU will put up an even greater fight to hang on to key sports rights under his…
T. Scott Fain has been tapped VP, broadcasting-legal, at ABC Inc. He will replace Kristin Gerlach, who recently resigned. After relocating to ABC Inc.'s New York offices, he will oversee…
The breakup of Australia's dominant feevee service Foxtel now seems less likely as shareholders Rupert Murdoch, Kerry Packer and public telco Telstra have said that they are at last talking about the…
Comedy Central is looking to a Gotham-bred painter-breakdancer-graffiti artist to develop its next animated comedy hit.
Longtime Fox TV exec Danielle Gelber, who headed up drama development as senior vice president, has chosen to depart the network. Gelber's move is one of a number of executive departures expected in…
The Disney Latino channel will launch in Latin America on July 27. The Spanish-lingo signal will bow initially on satcaster Galaxy Latam's DirecTV service. The Mouse House has a 10-year…
Five consortia have placed formal bids for Spain's two nationwide Digital Terrestrial Television licenses, making the July 3 application deadline. The franchise applications point to powerful…
Sassy "The Parkers" star Mo'Nique and wild rapper Busta Rhymes have been named hosts of The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2000, which airs on UPN in August.
The Screen Actors Guild has tapped Jeff Margolis exec producer of its seventh annual awards show next March 11, airing on TNT from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.