Janice Hadlow, head of U.K. digital web, BBC4, announced last week she was stepping down. This was most emphatically not because her station's fortunes were in free fall or that she had succeeded at…
Sunday was sluggish all around for the Big Four webs. NBC couldn't get any traction with the live "Apprentice" finale. CBS had no pull with its Hallmark Hall of Fame "Crossroads: A Story of…
BBC Worldwide, the Blighty pubcaster's commercial arm, has announced its first global clips deal with Chinese state broadcaster CCTV and a major content deal with Aussie pubcaster the ABC.
High flying U.K. topper Dawn Airey has quit her new job — just eight days after starting the gig.
A sale of the controlling stake in Telecom Italia, Italy's telecoms and TV giant, could be finalized in the coming months, the deal's chief negotiator, Marco Tronchetti Provera, said on Monday.
GMTV, the U.K. breakfast TV station part-owned by Disney, is the latest Brit broadcaster to be accused of ripping off audiences in a premium-rate phone scam, this one to the tune of £ 10 million ($20…
News Corp. has appointed Uday Shankar as chief operating officer of Star India in the latest reshuffle at the pan-Asian group. Shankar shifts from Media Content and Communications Services, a joint…
GSN is moving forward on "Without Prejudice?," setting a host and premiere date for the Blighty import in which contestants are awarded money based on how they come across to strangers.
NBC Universal is going indie, inking a first-look deal with Slamdance Media Group and Orly Adelson Prods. Under the agreement, SMG's Robert Schwartz and Adelson ("Playmakers") will jointly develop…
Former "Seinfeld" and "Larry Sanders Show" scribe Carol Leifer is getting into the book biz, inking a six-figure deal with Random House.