Former Sony Music Entertainment chairman-CEO Tommy Mottola wants to bring the story of rap's rise to the small screen. The Mottola Co. has optioned "Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent and the…
ABC's iPod deal last fall had a far-reaching impact on the industry -- and it's just the beginning, according to network entertainment topper Steve McPherson.
Declaring NBC "stable" after a couple years of ratings freefall, Peacock entertainment topper Kevin Reilly Sunday unveiled plans for an ambitious post-Olympics programming push -- and some…
After six years at Mexico's No. 2 net TV Azteca, producer Giorgio Aresu has ankled following a spat over control of the web's singing contest shows.
The hoopla of NATPE is one thing; the moolah is quite another. It's what takes place behind the scenes at the three-day trade show, which opens Tuesday, that really matters, not the glad-handing and…
BBC America has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for the British Academy Film Awards. Due to air Feb. 19 at 8 p.m., the show will be hosted by writer-thesp Stephen Fry.
Tuning In: Actors often bring us great joy -- even their dysfunctional guild is a source of amusement -- so there is little pleasure to be derived from badmouthing them. Besides, eliminate actors and…
Journalistically, it was a good week for ABC's "World News Tonight." Brian Ross got an exclusive with a former NSA worker who admitted he was a source for the New York Times' James Risen on…
Signaling a move from online retail to online entertainment, Amazon.com will produce and exclusively air a half-hour weekly talkshow starring Maher. Show will stream live Thursdays starting June 1…
Dance competish "Bailando por un sueno" (Dancing for a Dream) pulled in more than 5 million viewers in its Jan. 22 bow on Univision, pushing the Spanish-language net to the No. 3 spot among auds…