Cable TV has finally got its hands on what may be the last holdout among venerable theatrical movies with the purchase by ABC Family of "The Sound of Music."
ESPN is making a rare foray into documentaries, commissioning a four-hour series about the civil rights movement in America directed by documaker Dan Klores.
Len Amato has joined HBO Films as senior VP, overseeing development and production of films for the pay cable net.
Pubcaster NHK and two Japanese broadcasting orgs are cracking down on producers who fake data for shows.
Star Jones is joining Court TV as executive editor and host of a daily live daytime talkshow to preem later this year.
U.K. web Channel 4 hopes to boost its green credentials and win ratings with a reality skein emphasizing recycling in which 10 Brits attempt to live on a dump for three weeks.
Disney venture capital arm Steamboat Ventures has joined a consortium of investors plowing $23.5 million into Chinese interactive video firm UUSee.
Ready for the next blown-out-of-proportion media feud? No? You're gonna get it anyway. Get set for Rosie O'Donnell vs. "American Idol."
CBS has made the first hire for its nascent theatrical film division, bringing on former Paramount exec Bruce Tobey as chief operating officer. It also announced that the label will be called CBS…
ITV, Blight's biggest commercial terrestrial broadcaster, has poached Channel 4's U.S.-based acquisitions scout Rick Mitz. Mitz takes the title of senior VP, American programming, ITV channels.