Fox TV Studios has tapped producer and exec Rick Austin to join the shingle as VP of alternative development. Austin most recently co-produced Comedy Central's "Roast of William Shatner," the…
Media consolidation squeezes women and minority owners out of the market, a new study has found, prompting an FCC commissioner to call the situation "a national disgrace."
MGM TV has commissioned an animated series based on Mel Brooks' 1987 "Spaceballs" movie and sold exclusive rights in the U.S. to Comcast's G4 cable network.
The Writers Guild of America has launched a loud kickoff to its campaign to pressure and confront employers in next year's contract negotiations. The WGA West drew an estimated 900 members to an…
The California Supreme Court has agreed to hear appeals by Rosa Blasi and her ex-manager in their dispute over "Strong Medicine" commissions.
News Analysis: In the 10 days since it aired, the furor over ABC's "The Path to 9/11" has died down, but the big mystery is just how the network let a prestige project metastasize into a blogosphere…
As part of a plan to consolidate the TBS and TNT marketing and on-air departments, Jeff Gregor has been named chief marketing officer for TBS and TNT.
Veteran TV exec Vance Lothringer has joined Network Ten as a consultant. Lothringer stepped down as Nine Network's head of sales in August 2005 after nearly four decades with the web.
HBO has given an early thumbs up to more "Entourage." While there are still eight remaining episodes in the supersized third season -- net aired 12 of the 20 this summer -- HBO has greenlit a…
No one will confuse the soft-spoken Megan Mullally with her bombastic alter ego Karen Walker, a part she played for eight seasons on "Will and Grace" -- the woman is smart, seems genuinely kind and…
Current TV, the youth-focused cable network launched by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, is making its big online play, teaming with Yahoo! to launch four broadband channels featuring user-generated content.