In a long-awaited move, the BBC has tapped Lorraine Heggessey to be the first ever female controller of BBC1, replacing Peter Salmon, who has just been appointed director of sport, a new post (Daily…
CBS will continue its in-flight entertainment relationship with American Airlines through a series of special events tied to CBS programming. Through the exclusive "CBS Eye on American" video…
Brazilian pay TV operator TVA announced a debt restructuring, the pending sales of its remaining programming assets and improving quarterly results at the Brazilian Pay TV and Telecom Assn. (ABTA)…
Despite the holiday, gavelers saw mostly positive syndie ratings for Labor Day week with the debuts of newcomer "Power of Attorney" and the second season of its stablemate "Divorce Court."
Chris Noth of "Sex and the City" has inked an overall deal with HBO under which the thesp will star in a weekly series for the pay cabler. In addition, Noth has signed a seven-figure deal to produce…
In a move that will prove reassuring to the movie industry, the FCC approved Thursday an anti-copying mechanism for set-top boxes to protect content as digital TV grows in popularity.
Spike Lee will direct "A Huey P. Newton Story" for BET Movies and Roger Guenveur Smith, who created a one-man show about the late co-founder of the Black Panther Party, will play Newton.
Warner Bros. Television and LMNO Prods. have extended their first-look drama series and telepic production deal. Pact is part of LMNO's efforts to expand its business beyond its bread-and-butter…
The nonfiction tale of the U.S. Marine and the Bahraini sheika who eloped and fled to the U.S. has landed at NBC as a telepic.
Fox syndie arm Twentieth Television is revving its engines to be first on the syndie scene for fall 2001 as it preps its sales rollout for repeats of "World's Wildest Police Chases."