The Mouse has expanded title and duties for Anne Sweeney, prexy of ABC Cable Networks Group and Disney Channel, to include the role of prexy of Disney Channel Worldwide.
The U.K. and France overtook the U.S. in the number of companies present at last week's Mipcom, while attendance was up 11.9% overall, organizer Reed Midem said Tuesday.
NBC late-shift king Jay Leno is taking on a primetime producing gig at an unexpected location: CBS. Eye has made a pilot script commitment to the NBC Studios/Leno-produced "Foreign Motors," a…
Libby Gill has ankled her post as veep of development and programming for Studios USA to form Libby Gill & Co., to be launched in November.
Mad Chance's Andrew Lazar and writer-director Rand Ravich ("The Astronaut's Wife") have launched production company Exit 135 based at Warner Bros. Television.
UPN and the WB have joined CBS as primetime ratings winners during one of the most atypical premiere weeks ever. The Eye's rookie class passed debut week with high scores, enabling the net to post…
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is not buying the words of regret addressed to the gay community by Dr. Laura Schlessinger in a Daily Variety ad today. In the text of the ad…
An internal investigation at embattled Canuck TV company Cinar has widened to include a probe of hundreds of suspicious related-party transactions by fired execs Ronald Weinberg, Micheline Charest…
Netco Dotcomix has sold "Sister Randy" to BBC America. The two-minute Webisodes about a ribald nun who reviews famous works of art will begin airing on Oct. 21.
The first of three international broadcasting conferences to be held back-to-back in Cape Town kicked off Monday with a debate on media freedom in the southern African region.
Candice Bergen will return to host the second season of Oxygen's evening yakker "Exhale With Candice Bergen." Show, exec produced by Bergen and Scott Carter, has featured guests such as Hillary…