Europe's leading pay TV outfit, BSkyB, has upped Mike Darcey to chief operating officer from group commercial and strategy director as part of a wider management reshuffle.
Pan-European broadcaster RTL is not currently in talks about a possible takeover of ITV, RTL chief exec Gerhard Zeiler told a London conference Monday.
Adding to its trophy trawl, Elisabeth Scharang's "Mein Morder" (My Murderer) took best TV film at the 4th ZoomIgualada European TV Movies Festival, which wrapped Sunday.
Vince Gilligan is hooking up AMC with one-hour drama "Breaking Bad," about a high school chemistry teacher who manufactures crystal meth.
The exec producers of "24" are teaming with "Kitchen Confidential" creator Dave Hemingson for a real-time comedy at ABC. After a fierce bidding war with Fox, Alphabet has won the rights to the 20th…
"Justice" has been served its walking papers, while "What About Brian" has been given a full-season pickup. Fox has yanked the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced "Justice" from its lineup, effective…
The Writers Guild of America and ABC have agreed to meet Nov. 29 for bargaining on the contract covering about 250 newsroom employees in Washington, D.C., and New York.
The next evolution of Court TV doesn't advance much with this rather perfunctory exploitation of five big-name fiction writers to rehash sensational real-life crime stories. Heavy on dramatic music…
As a rule of thumb, fathers find it virtually impossible to take a cool, detached view of their offspring's abilities. But Rupert Murdoch is no ordinary dad.
The season is nearly two months old and network execs aren't the only ones suffering from heartburn. Every new hit (and flop) comes with studio suits sweating out the season. The good news: Network…