The Banff World Television Festival has selected Francophone media mogul Guy Lepage to receive the Peter Ustinov Comedy Award.
Telemundo is launching an online diary series this week, giving auds behind-the-scenes access to Geraldine Bazan, star of sudser "Tierra de pasiones."
Comedy Central, the William Morris Agency and Fantasma Prods. will produce a second South Beach Comedy Festival. Four-day fest debuted in January and featured perfs by Univision TV host Fernando…
Sao Paulo, Brazil will play host to the first Intl. Television Market (MITV) on June 5-6. Organized by Converge Eventos, an affiliate of Tele Viva mag publisher Editora Glasberg, event will include…
Ten Network has shuffled its exec pack to allow program topper David Mott to focus more on the strategy and direction of the web's programming and less on day-to-day scheduling.
MTV Networks outlined an aggressive digital strategy at a gaudy, star-studded upfront to advertisers Tuesday. The basic message: "Feed the Need." With virtually every entertainment entity speculating…
HBO Films has greenlit production on the original movie "Taking Chance," based on the true story of a volunteer assigned to accompany the body of a fallen soldier home from Iraq.
A network record 10th consecutive weekly victory in the key young-adult demo has Fox poised to notch its second consecutive season title. Powered by the best seasons to date for "American Idol" and…
There were only a few syndication ratings winners in the week ended April 23, the last frame before May sweeps. PUT levels declined for a fourth straight week, slipping by an average of 258,000…
Dave Sibley will become managing director of MTV Networks Australia in July, the division announced on Tuesday, while MTV Nets has tapped Martin Michel deputy managing director at its Berlin HQ…
Discop, the only international TV program market dedicated to the Central and Eastern European content biz, has notched up record registration for its 15th edition, which runs June 22-24 in Budapest.