Cartoon Network has signed animation vet Sam Register to a first-look deal to develop programming for the network.
Although faced with increasing competition in the Teutonic tyke TV market, Claude Schmit has steered Super RTL to ever greater heights since taking the helm at the RTL and Disney-owned children's…
While "American Idol" is ostensibly geared toward spotlighting the talent onstage, there's little doubt as to who's the straw that stirs the drink. But even though Simon Cowell invariably gets the…
Ivan Fecan is the Canuck TV biz's ultimate dealmaker, a fact underlined once again this summer when the company he runs, Bell Globemedia, inked a blockbuster deal to acquire rival broadcaster Chum…
Four years ago, the Italian television landscape was bleak. Viewers of state pubcaster RAI and Mediaset were fed a steady diet of low-budget variety shows and tired gameshows, the kind of fare that…
When Laureen Ong took her post as president of the National Geographic Channel in 2000, she was the fledgling network's first and only employee.
Few, if any, British TV toppers have ever enjoyed such enormous power over scripted shows as Jane Tranter, following her promotion to the newly created post of controller of BBC fiction in September.
Mark down the date. Certainly all TV executives around town are. The sixth season of "American Idol" premieres Jan. 16 on Fox. The singing competition remains a cultural phenomenon, with an audience…
Don't hate them because they're beautiful -- there are far more compelling reasons to envy supermodels Heidi Klum, Tyra Banks and Padma Lakshmi. Sure, they hit the genetic jackpot with camera-ready…
"American Idol" may have made Simon Cowell a household name, but -- with apologies to Michael Jackson -- the 47-year-old Brit, who's had a hand in nearly 100 top-30 hits and is Variety's U.K…