Just when U.S. and west European media investors believed Hungarian TV privatization to be a done deal, the National Radio and Television Board (ORTT) has delayed the bidding process and shaken…
The Columbia TriStar TV Group has named Harry Friedman producer of "Jeopardy!," succeeding George Vosburgh.
Renowned poet, author and playwright Maya Angelou will try her hand behind the camera for the first time when she directs "Down in the Delta" for Showtime, a family drama that begins production July…
European publishing group Dargaud has taken an 80% stake in French television production company Marina Prods.
Iran's recent presidential election, with its overwhelming win for liberal candidate Mohamed Khatami, would appear to spell good news for Iranian show business, which has often been stifled and…
U.S.-based National Geographic Channel has inked a deal for its documentary channel in Argentina with local Santa Clara Prods., owners of the Quality Channel.
In the first big executive shuffle since Peter Roth was named president of Fox Entertainment Group last fall, the heads of primetime programs and comedy development are ankling the network, and…
While Pamela Lee made it clear in court that she won't do gratuitous sex in future projects, "Pretty Woman" scribe J.F. Lawton plans to tap into a so far underexploited asset of the former "Baywatch"…
E! Entertainment Television today will announce phase one of its strategy to broaden and increase its entertainment news coverage.
CBS News today is expected to name Michael Rubin executive producer of its new Bryant Gumbel-hosted newsmagazine.
Continuing to distance itself from its tabloidesque "Action News" past, KCBS-TV's newscasts stole the show at Saturday night's 49th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, sweeping the 60-minute and…