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…
TNT has greenlit the EMT drama "Saved" but nixed plans for a second season of crime hour "Wanted." "Saved," from David Manson, Fox 21 and Imagine Television, revolves around a paramedic who's dealing…
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.
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…
Forget the usual kitchen appliance infomercials. One of the candidates in Mexico's July presidential election is getting around political broadcast rules by selling himself in weekday 30-minute spots.
It's only January, but already 2006 is shaping up to be the year when TV on mobile phones takes off in Blighty.