Veteran British TV topper Sophie Turner Laing has been upped at BSkyB to managing director, entertainment.
Rupert Murdoch's U.K. satcaster BSkyB has made good its threat to pull its basic channels, including Sky One, from rival cabler Virgin Media after the two failed to agree a carriage deal.
The recent restructuring of MTV Networks in the U.S. is being repeated in London, as the Viacom-owned music web Thursday announced the loss of 250 jobs -- 8% of the workforce -- at MTV Networks Intl.
SMG, the owner of two Scottish ITV licenses, has abandoned merger talks with Ulster TV and hired former Channel 4 commercial topper Rob Woodward as its CEO.
Because of last year's Olympic Winter Games, it's hard to compare Gotham news races in February 2006 and 2007. But one thing is clear from the recent sweep: WABC is the ratings winner across the…
"Lost" co-exec producers Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz have inked a mid-seven figure overall deal that will keep them on the ABC Television Studio island through 2010.
ABC is readying its own twist on "The Biggest Loser," pacting with "Supernanny" producer Ricochet to adapt the Blighty format "Too Big to Walk?"
"The NAACP believes in diversity, and our show is multicultural from an African-American point of view," says Vicangelo Bulluck, exec producer of the NAACP Image Awards. "We have a unique…
This year's NAACP TV drama competition reveals that law enforcement provides ample opportunity for thesps of color to act with distinction. In addition to HBO's "The Wire" being nommed for…
In "Primetime Blues," historian Donald Bogle writes, "For better or worse, the weekly primetime series (has) had a greater effect on viewer perceptions of African-American experiences than any other…
The Disney Channel has given a second-season order to breakout preschool skein "Johnny and the Sprites." Show, which bowed Jan. 13, is part of the cabler's toddler-centric "Playhouse Disney" program…