Rupert Murdoch, whose News Corp. is investing heavily in new media, predicted Sunday that the stock price of traditional media and entertainment companies will soon recover. In the radio interview…
Network Live has secured exclusive licensing rights for Rock in Rio, the world's largest multi-day music event. Network Live, a joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, will announce…
Former pro basketball player Paul Shirley's blog "My So-Called NBA Career" has spawned a half-hour comedy pilot at Fox. Fox also has greenlit relationship drama "Primary," while ABC has picked up…
Australian Broadcasting Corp. topper Russell Balding has quit a year before his five-year contract is due to expire.
Former Sony Music Entertainment chairman-CEO Tommy Mottola wants to bring the story of rap's rise to the small screen. The Mottola Co. has optioned "Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent and the…
TNT has greenlit the EMT drama "Saved" but nixed plans for a second season of crime hour "Wanted." "Saved," from David Manson, Fox 21 and Imagine Television, revolves around a paramedic who's dealing…
ABC's iPod deal last fall had a far-reaching impact on the industry -- and it's just the beginning, according to network entertainment topper Steve McPherson.
Declaring NBC "stable" after a couple years of ratings freefall, Peacock entertainment topper Kevin Reilly Sunday unveiled plans for an ambitious post-Olympics programming push -- and some…
After six years at Mexico's No. 2 net TV Azteca, producer Giorgio Aresu has ankled following a spat over control of the web's singing contest shows.
The hoopla of NATPE is one thing; the moolah is quite another. It's what takes place behind the scenes at the three-day trade show, which opens Tuesday, that really matters, not the glad-handing and…
BBC America has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for the British Academy Film Awards. Due to air Feb. 19 at 8 p.m., the show will be hosted by writer-thesp Stephen Fry.