Meet the man who will market the sequel to the smash "High School Musical": MTV Networks vet Richard Loomis has joined the Disney Channel's U.S. operations as senior VP, marketing and creative.
In what could be a game-changing development in the online entertainment biz, Electronic Arts is partnering with European-based TV format producer Endemol in a creative partnership dubbed Virtual Me…
Twentieth Century Fox TV Distribution has licensed its format "Beauty and the Geek" to TF1 in France. Production will begin immediately on eight episodes that will debut this fall. The French version…
Anyone who bought a ticket to the Laugh Factory on Sunday night ended up getting two surprises. The first came when Dave Chappelle appeared onstage at 10:36 p.m. for an unannounced set. The second…
The Federal Communications Commission has denied a request by NBC Universal to revoke the license of U.S. Hispanic net Azteca America's flagship L.A. station.
The Radio-Television News Directors Assn. presented its Paul White award for lifetime achievement Monday to CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour.
The Peacock is back in the house. The National Assn. of Broadcasters kicked off its annual convention Monday with a much-ballyhooed announcement that NBC had rejoined the org after a seven-year…
The inherent problem with any targeted network is the demand to serve that niche unrelentingly, which can make an idea like "The Big Gay Sketch Show" quickly feel like too much of a so-so thing. With…
In pre-Mip TV deals, Barcelona-based Icon Animation licensed its best-selling toon series "Lola and Virginia" to SBT, Brazil's second-biggest broadcaster.
Australian opposition leader Kevin Rudd has ended his weekly segment on popular morning skein "Sunrise" on the Seven Network after a week of controversy.
RTL Group CEO Gerhard Zeiler kicked off the first in a series of keynote addresses at this year's Mip TV confab Monday. Zeiler delivered an optimistic speech entitled "Capturing Digital…