The 20th Tokyo Intl. Film Festival in October will round off 40 days of events showcasing local entertainment talent in the first Japan Intl. Contents Festival -- or CoFesta -- which was unveiled in…
Prior to my departure for a much-needed vacation, Kevin Reilly was still running programming at NBC, Paris Hilton roamed free, a New York appeals court had yet to rebuke the FCC for sanctioning salty…
Virginia-based satcaster MHz Networks is partnering with Japanese pubcaster NHK to launch its international strand, NHK World TV, in Washington, D.C., in July.
The sharpest cooking show on television steps up its game in its third season by securing 15 contestants with impressive resumes to compete for the title of "Top Chef."
Attempting to ape the irreverence of "South Park," "Lil' Bush" wears out its welcome rapidly, pushing buttons even some Bush bashers will likely find juvenile, bordering on tawdry.
Warner Bros. Television Group has tapped former AOL marketing exec Lisa Judson to serve as head of its animation unit. Judson succeeds Sander Schwartz as prexy, Warner Bros. Animation. Schwartz…
The "Sopranos" faithful turned out in force for the HBO mob drama's final seg on Sunday, but a dizzying 70% of them bailed out of the premiere of unconventional family drama "John From Cincinnati."
It’s only fitting that "Sopranos" creator David Chase would give his first post-finale remarks to TV scribe Alan Sepinwall of the Newark Star-Ledger. In a nutshell, Chase (pictured left) says he’d…
Endemol Intl. has tapped Andy Ward to head up Virtual Me, its new creative partnership with gamer Electronic Arts.
Digital pay platform Premiere continues its expansion into the Internet with Spox, a new Web portal that brings information, user interaction and live sports coverage onto one site.
Euro telepics dominate the lineup of the nascent RomaFictionFest, which boasts 29 world preems with a decidedly Eurocentric bent, but will also comprise fresh fiction from China, Iran and Hollywood…