Atlas Worldwide, a South Carolina-based distributor, has acquired rights for the action-adventure TV shows "Acapulco H.E.A.T." and "Tarzan." "Both programs focus on modern-day issues and conflicts…
Warner Bros./Telepictures has signed the actor Mario Lopez to join the syndicated pop-culture magazine "Extra" in two jobs: as cohost of its weekend edition and as a correspondent with the daily…
In what will likely end up as one of the biggest TV pairings of the year, "Arrested Development" creator Mitch Hurwitz is joining forces with "Two and a Half Men" exec producers Eric and Kim…
Teutonic TV personality Guenther Jauch has rejected an offer to fill a high-profile seat left empty by political talkshow host Sabine Christiansen on pubcaster ARD. Jauch hosts terrestrial web RTL's…
The BBC is jumping on the social networking bandwagon as commercial arm BBC Worldwide looks to increase profits from Web-based activities.
Even with all the four-letter words taken out, "The Sopranos" scored more viewers in its rerun kickoff on A&E Wednesday than any other off-network series premiere in the history of cable TV.
CNN Intl. topper Chris Cramer is stepping down after 11 years running the web. Cramer, who joined CNN in 1996 from the BBC following a lengthy career at the pubcaster, will leave the Atlanta-based…
Michael J. Wolf is ankling MTV Networks after 15 months as prexy-chief operating officer, the company said Thursday, marking the second high-profile departure from Viacom in two days.
It's not just the Latins who are trying to make hay with telenovelas. Korean broadcaster SBS is bringing its own locally produced, but now completely remastered in Spanish, sudser "Escalera al Cielo"…
Debmar-Mercury has cleared Lionsgate's series, "The Dead Zone," in 85% of the country, including all top ten markets, for a fall national syndication launch.
It's the rare TV production that genuinely transports the audience to a wholly different world, and so it is with HBO's "Rome" -- a lavish, lusty and ultimately too-expensive series that will breathe…