It will take four execs to replace Ben Silverman as head of Reveille, the indie production shingle that produces "The Office" and "Ugly Betty." Company will be run collectively by a quartet of…
A&E has upped Elaine Frontain Bryant, director of nonfiction and alternative programming, to veep. In her new role, exec will take on the additional job of heading up the net's lifestyle programming…
GSN prexy-chief exec Rich Cronin is ankling the games-centric cabler after six years on the job. Cronin announced the move Tuesday, saying he'll step down at the end of the month.
Fox will use its broadcast of the 59th annual Emmy awards to launch its new fall season, eschewing a super-early rollout in favor of a pretty traditional kickoff to the 2007-08 campaign.
For all the advance hot air, it seemed like "Live Earth" drew modest crowds, linear or online. NBC Universal says that 19 million viewers tuned in to at least some part of its "Live Earth: The…
Craig Erwich was a loyal soldier to Fox Broadcasting Co. for a dozen years, through the programming regimes of John Matoian, Peter Roth, Doug Herzog, Gail Berman and finally, Peter Liguori. On…
NBC News is consolidating its longform units, including newsmagazine "Dateline," into a division called Peacock Prods. that aims to expand into reality and nonfiction entertainment.
ABC Family has greenlit production on a new yuletide telepic to star Shannen Doherty. Produced by Regent Entertainment, "Christmas Caper" will star Doherty as a Grinch-like thief who returns to her…
Tom Brokaw is returning to the airwaves with a look back at a seminal period in U.S. history. The news personality, who garnered strong ratings with his NBC special "The Greatest Generation," is…
Arbitrators in the ongoing spat between the two rival TV academies have made their first ruling, halting -- for now -- any new mediacentric awards or academies that could be in the works.
HBO has reinforced its long-term commitment to theatrical movies, renewing its output deal with 20th Century Fox through the end of the next decade. Fox will collect more than $1 billion over the…