Fox News Channel plucked Alexis Glick from NBC's "Today" and named her director of business news, in a move that signals accelerated development of a planned business channel spinoff.
U.K. terrestrial web Five has inked a deal for 180 movies titles from U.S.-based RHI Entertainment as it prepares to launch digital webs Five U.S. and Five Life.
Pramer, Latin America's top pay TV distributor and programmer, has reorganized its sales force as it seeks to expand international carriage.
BBC Worldwide, the pubcaster's commercial arm, has made two senior appointments aimed at driving forward its growth strategy in the U.K. and internationally.
Brazil's Fernando Meirelles ("The Constant Gardener") and his Sao Paulo-based 02 Films shingle are producing a TV spinoff of their feature "Antonia," now screening at the Toronto Film Festival.
In making the transition to Monday from Sunday night football, ESPN realized there's something to be said about letting the game speak for itself. Gone from its broadcast are the hype and hollering…
Tuning In: Jon Sherman has written for "Frasier" and "Bill Nye the Science Guy," which is appropriate, since some of his recent work combined the skills of a radio therapist with those of an educator.
One of Spain's best known TV execs, Mikel Lejarza, has been tapped by Spanish broadcasting group Antena 3 to reverse the sliding ratings at its broadcaster Antena 3. The 50-year-old Lejarza takes the…
Europe's biggest paybox, BSkyB, has suspended its movie download service because of a security scare that made it vulnerable to piracy. The satcaster, which launched the initiative in January, will…
Greek web Star Channel has picked up Israeli format "Love Lab" from SevenOne Intl., the distribution arm of Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 group.
Dutch broadcaster RTL Netherlands' foray into film is gaining momentum. The Hilversum-based company announced Tuesday that its second co-prod, kids pic "Ernst, Bobbie and Sly Onix," had started…