ProSiebenSat.1 execs on Tuesday expressed disappointment with the recent offer made by KKR and Permira for the broadcasting group's remaining shares.
In his first day on the job, new NBC Universal chief exec Jeff Zucker vowed to continue a turnaround in primetime -- and promised to get to know the film biz under the tutelage of U Studios chief Ron…
Sci Fi Channel and Richard Branson's Virgin Comics have pacted on a joint venture to create comic book titles that will be turned into a wide range of multiplatform properties, from TV shows to…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the below-the-line employees working on red-carpet broadcasts for E! Channel.
The Rainbow Room celebrated a real star last week when event planner Preston Bailey tossed a party for his new book "Inspirations." His friend Jennifer Holliday came to lend support -- and to sing.
Happiness comes at a price in "Emma's Bliss," though general auds will agree the fee is largely worth it. Sophomore feature by helmer Sven Taddicken ("My Brother the Vampire") hitches appealing leads…
Fox Casting: Kirstie Alley ("Fat Actress") will play the title role in "The Minister of Divine," a half-hour based on the Britcom "The Vicar of Dibley." Laffer, from 20th Century Fox TV, is about a…
ABC Entertainment has upped chief hypesters Michael Benson and Marla Provencio to exec VPs of marketing. Duo will continue to share oversight of all on- and off-air marketing and promotion for the…
TV's love affair with feature helmers continues as Stephen Frears ("The Queen") and Michael Lehmann ("Because I Said So") have both signed on to direct pilots.
The Federal Communications Commission is hoping to land $1.5 million in federal coin to help get word out about the coming transition to digital television, which could see millions of analog TVs go…
TV Guide Channel will join the ranks of reality television with production on original weekly series "Making News: Texas Style." It marks a rare departure from studio-based productions for the cabler.