German pubcaster WDR is fighting a restraining order from a Hamburg court that blocked it from airing a film about the thalidomide drug scandal of the early '60s.
Leroy Sievers is living on borrowed time. The former exec producer of "Nightline" was diagnosed with cancer in his brain and lungs a year ago, the kind that can be slowed but probably not stopped. He…
British Telecom, the once almighty U.K. telco, has raised the stakes in Blighty's fast-evolving pay TV market -- and established market leader BSkyB may lose out.
Steven Spielberg is devoting more attention to TV this season, taking an active role in the development of two projects set up at Fox. Ed Burns and wife Christy Turling-ton are attached to write a…
Universal Studios is planning to open its largest theme park in Asia at Resorts World at Sentosa, Singapore's second casino/leisure complex.
Crime caper comedy "Big Nothing" is a lot of energy chasing very little. Uneasy performance mix of Yank and British thesps, headed by a dull David Schwimmer and over-amped Simon Pegg, is a big…
The Barcelona arm of Spanish pubcaster TVE is throwing its weight behind the production of tyke shows, co-producing no fewer than 16 children's skeins.
Working Title Films' Debra Hayward and "Red Road" director Andrea Arnold picked up prizes at the U.K.'s 16th Women in Film and Television Awards on Friday over lunch at the Hilton in Park Lane…
Howard Stern contributor Artie Lange is returning to his roots at Fox. Comic-thesp, who got his start as one of the original cast members on "Mad TV," has inked a series development and talent…
Network TV's gameshow fever shows no signs of letting up. ABC has said "ja" to "Wetten dass...?" (Wanna Bet?), inking a deal with producer Phil Gurin ("The Weakest Link") to develop a U.S. version of…