New Line has partnered with Court TV to help spread the word on the Sept. 30 theatrical release of "A History of Violence," with Viggo Mortensen, through a two-hour block of primetime network…
Fox TV Studios has tapped Kirk Schenck exec VP of business and legal affairs. Gig calls for Schenck to oversee production and finance-related issues for FTVS, as well as head up the studio's business…
Academy of TV Arts and Sciences chairman-CEO Dick Askin will face off against former Hallmark Channel senior VP Maura Dunbar tonight as he pushes for re-election to another two-year term.
The ad/promo staff at EchoStar's Dish Network may be watching too many episodes of "Oprah" when she's in one of her giving moods. They're putting the word out that any municipality that agrees to…
Is there something in the right-wing water that's causing conservative commentators to cross the boundaries of taste and propriety? Within the past six weeks, Robert Novak stomped off the CNN set…
Tuning In: The new Target-exclusive edition of the New Yorker slaps a cautionary bull's eye across the backs of those in the business of arts and ideas, inasmuch as this otherwise innocuous exercise…
A nice combo of firstrun reality fare and repeats of its scripted hits enabled the Eye to lash its rivals in last week's primetime ratings race. "Big Brother 6" and "Rock Star: INXS" were on the…
Serie A Italian League soccer has signed an exclusive deal with Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Sports en Espanol for the 2005-06 season.
Producer Caryn Mandabach has sealed a two-year overall deal to set up shop at Lions Gate TV, which is looking to seriously get into the funny business.
FX has given the greenlight to a third season of Denis Leary's firefighter drama "Rescue Me." Cabler has picked up 13 new episodes, which are slated to start airing in the second quarter of next year.