Michael B. Seligman, who has associate produced the Academy Awards for 22 years, will serve as exec producer of the next Oscar show, according to telecast producers Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Fini…
Former BBC and Discovery Communications exec Liz Barron has been tapped VP of programming for BBC America.
David Letterman isn't exactly breathing down Jay Leno's neck, but he is finishing November closer to his latenight rival than he has during any major sweeps month (excluding the 1998 Winter Olympics)…
UPN went dark in Albuquerque Friday as Acme Communications officially acquired the Smackdown net's KASY affil.
Viewer's Choice, the largest distributor of pay-per-view movies and events, is going after boxing and wrestling fans with something new: knock-down, drag-out clashes between mechanical robots armed…
Russia's commercial animators are releasing an unexpectedly rich choice of seasonal fare for the children's market in the run-up to the Christmas and New Year holidays.
MTV has begun production on its first two telefilms, which will air on the music cabler in 2000. "2Gether," a mockumentary about a boy band, is set to premiere in February; "Jailbait," a drama about…
Comic book franchise "The Tick" is getting another chance at Fox Broadcasting, this time through a live-action primetime skein being developed for the web by producers Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry…
Court TV has given the go-ahead to one of the most ambitious projects in its history, "Mug Shots," a nightly hourlong biographical docu on a notorious criminal.
On the heels of his feature directorial debut, “Being John Malkovich,” Spike Jonze is in discussions with MTV about creating a series for the music cabler. Sources say Jonze is close to signing a…