The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has relented on plans to eliminate credentials for personal publicists at this year's Primetime Emmy Awards. ATAS instituted the ban in May due to concerns…
BigBrotherBlows.com, the anti-fan site to the CBS reality series, was temporarily pulled from the Internet last week after receiving a cease and desist letter from the Beverly Hills law firm of…
At a 90-minute board meeting Wednesday in Madrid, Juan Villalonga proffered his resignation as prexy of giant telco Telefonica, while Cesar Alierta was duly voted the new prexy. The board issued an…
Wrestling fans of TBS' weekly Wednesday night "WCW Thunder" are going to get lots of extra information, be able to play games and communicate with other aficionados in real time if they have their TV…
The still-in-development U.S. version of the National Geographic Channel has set up a division for programming and production, elevating Andrew Wilk to run it as exec VP. In addition to drawing on a…
Syndication entered an upswing during the seven days following the ratings-challenged Independence Day week, as several shows recovered from season and series lows.
Buena Vista TV India chief executive officer Pratik Basu said Disney wants its presence in regional language channels across six states in the next three months, targeting Marathi, Tamil, Bengali…
Playboy TV Intl. has inked a distrib deal with Venevision Intl., which will be the exclusive sales rep of Playboy-branded programming to open TV broadcasters in Latin America, Spain and Portugal.
Scribe Rene Echevarria has signed on as co-exec producer of Fox's new Jim Cameron sci-fi skein "Dark Angel" as part of a just-inked overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV. "Rene is a gifted writer…
National Geographic Channels Worldwide has licensed BBC science and technology series "Tomorrow's World."