Sylvia Rothblum has been tapped managing director of German-speaking territories for Warner Bros. Intl. Television Distribution.
Viewers of RTL2 have selected a format created by a computer engineer from Frankfurt to produce as a series.
TV news helicopters are once again cleared for unfettered flight in the skies above Los Angeles and other major metro areas for the first time since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The Peacock is celebrating Christmas by officially ridding its primetime sked of two Nielsen turkeys: "Emeril" and "Inside Schwartz."
Kirch Media, the TV and rights division of Teutonic media giant Kirch Group, has posted a 4% drop in its nine-month operating profit to DM469 million ($213 million) while revenue rose 7% to $2.1…
The Federal Communications Commission has started the clock on the hotly debated EchoStar and DirecTV merger review, setting dates for public comments.
The RTL Group has sold Polish TV station RTL7 to entertainment group ITI, majority shareholder of Polish commercial web TVN.
Management at pubcaster the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (CBC) and striking technicians reached a tentative agreement Friday that could end a three-week strike.
"A Beautiful Mind" and razzle-dazzle musical "Moulin Rouge" led a fragmented Golden Globes roster with six nominations apiece, though the noms did little to clarify the muddy kudos picture.
Fox is cutting back the yuks, trimming episodic orders for laffers "Undeclared," "Titus" and "Grounded for Life."
Universal Studios prexy and chief operating officer Ron Meyer and Universal Pictures chair Stacey Snider have extended their contracts at U for another five years (Daily Variety, Dec. 17).