Steve Scheffer, a 27-year HBO veteran, is vacating his post as president of film programming, video and enterprises, handing off the duties to Harold E. Akselrad, who'll continue as general counsel…
CBS is upping specials guru Jack Sussman to exec VP and giving him a new role as the net's chief liaison to the music biz.
Extra helpings of two hot shows -- "American Idol" and "24" -- helped Fox cruise to another primetime ratings victory last week.
Tuning In: AS THE SMOKE begins to clear from Howard Stern's move to Sirius Satellite Radio, his departure from CBS is gradually beginning to resemble a suicide-murder-suicide.
The Mouse House's Indian TV arm, Walt Disney Television Intl. (India) (WDTII) has acquired local TV rights to Sahara One Motion Pictures' "Hanuman," India's first locally made animation feature in…
Inasmuch as Simon Cowell represents "American Idol's" one more-than-tolerable regular element, it's disappointing to see his latest producing venture do little more than clone it. Yet such is the…
The BBC won 10 more years of license fee funding on Tuesday as the government published its report on the pubcaster's Royal Charter, the terms under which it operates.
Mike Wallace is calling it a career after 38 years as the face of "60 Minutes." In a statement, the iconic broadcaster, who turns 88 in May, said he plans to retire at the end of the current TV…
CBS laffer "Old Christine" opened to hearty numbers Monday night with a special two-episode premiere, lifting the Eye to victory for the night. NBC also saw best-ever scores for "Deal or No Deal."
USC's School of Cinema-Television has made some additions with the help of showbiz friends. George Lucas and Steven Spielberg, as well as Electronic Arts' Bing Gordon, are helping to add eight…