About 100 mid-level MTV Networks staffers were pinkslipped Thursday in an eleventh-hour slimming down before split of parent company Viacom.
A vocal group of academics, filmmakers, journalists and lawmakers may have derailed sweetheart reforms that they say would stop new channels from starting up and would give Mexico's firmly entrenched…
In the run-up to Viacom's split from CBS Corp., at least five senior staff and 13 others have been axed from MTV Networks Asia-Pacific's headquarters in Singapore.
Entertainment news journalist Amanda Palmer is joining Al-Jazeera Intl., the soon-to-launch 24-hour English-language newsie headquartered in Doha, Qatar.
HBO has inked an exclusive deal with Cingular Wireless to create premium channels HBO Mobile and HBO Family Mobile for the service.
Major German funds LHI and Alcas, which have bankrolled films and series for NBC Universal and Viacom including the "Law & Order" skeins, are set to refund hundreds of millions of euros to investors…
ABC's "Desperate Housewives" will debut Monday on China's state-run CCTV8. The Mouse House worked out the deal with the pubcaster during the summer, and the show was due to air in September. There's…
NBC Universal chairman Bob Wright has elevated Jeff Zucker to CEO of a newly reorganized television group and signaled that his protege would succeed him as chairman when he retires in the next few…
CBS notched an easy primetime ratings victory Wednesday on the strength of its crime duo of "Criminal Minds" and "CSI: NY," according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Maria Grasso has been named head of scripted series development for Lifetime. Exec, currently senior VP of drama development at the WB, emerged last month as the lead contender for the position…