You know the Tonys are in trouble when even New Yorkers would rather be watching the Lakers. Despite the return of Rosie O'Donnell as host, the 51st annual Tony Awards on CBS have apparently sunk to…
John Kricfalusi, creator of "The Ren & Stimpy Show," said Friday his Spumco animation studio has inked a deal with Hearst Entertainment for worldwide merchandise licensing of new animated series "The…
At the loud, raucous party after Saturday's MTV Movie Awards, president Judy McGrath described the kudocast as "an affectionate alternative to reverential awards shows." Chairman Tom Freston said the…
The pay-per-view movie industry may be only half as big as originally thought, according to new revised industry estimates by Adams Media Research.
Warner Bros. Intl. Television's Web site (www.wbitv.com) saw more than a 50% year-to-year increase in page visits for the three weeks it hosted its VIP Cyber Screenings, tied to the annual L.A…
The Television Association of Programmers (TAP) Latam has published a legal guide to Latam pay TV.
HBO has picked up exclusive rights to premiere James Ronald Whitney's docu "Just, Melvin," the winner of best documentary nods at the Santa Barbara, Newport Beach and South Beach film fests.
Fox Broadcasting Co. is again dipping its toe into the telepic waters, tapping Marci Pool to serve as the web's exec vice president of original movies and minis.
Don Hewitt, the founder of "60 Minutes," blasted former colleague Lowell Bergman this weekend over Bergman's version of events portrayed in the film "The Insider."
Gearing up for an awards show that's fit for the demands of high-tech TV, NATPE's Iris committee has restructured its annual Iris Awards, adding a high-definition programming category to its 34th…
Audra McDonald has signed to star with Emma Thompson in the Mike Nichols-directed HBO production of "Wit," the Pulitzer Prize winning play which will shoot this fall in London.