News Corp. has moved three top execs to fresh squares on its global chessboard, naming Laureen Ong to chief operating officer of the Hong Kong-based Star, appointing David Haslingden to CEO of the…
TV Globo has bought exclusive rights for Brazil for FIFA's soccer World Cup tourneys in South Africa in 2010 and in a South American country in 2014.
One of approximately 5,000 Korean children adopted by Dutch families in the 1970s -- nearly a quarter-million were sent abroad -- filmmaker In-Soo Radstake goes on a belated search for his roots in…
Upstart Internet-TV service BT Vision has signed a download-to-keep movie deal with Warner Bros.
Canuck pubcaster the CBC announced Monday that it has inked a new six-year deal with the National Hockey League to take all Canadian rights to all NHL games.
After TV Land took the once-over-lightly approach in its documentary "Generation Boom," PBS dives into the baby boomer issue with a clearer sense of purpose in this project shepherded by consultant…
Ex-topper of Brit broadcaster ITV Charles Allen walked away with a £5.4 million ($10.6 million) golden goodbye -- despite being forced to resign over a dismal stock price, falling revenue and…
Long after the Onion challenged the Harvard Lampoon as Hollywood's primary font of comedic writing talent, the news satirists are taking their shtick to video. The weekly is launching a video…
Al Gore will be honored with the Founders Award bestowed by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at its annual I-Emmy gala in New York in November.
With March Madness in full bloom, HBO picks an appropriate time to revisit the accomplishments of John Wooden, the UCLA coach who dominated college basketball as no one before or since.