Emmy season runs year-round for some dogged PR pros. Not only does every major network employ one or more full-time Emmy-specific marketing gurus, many retain outside agencies to help conceive and…
Alison Homewood has joined Hit Entertainment as exec VP of Worldwide Television Distribution. Homewood's focus will be on global licensing and co-production of brands like "Bob the Builder," "Thomas…
After failing to snag the actor Emmy for "The West Wing's" second season, Martin Sheen vowed to "stack the deck" for a season-three win, according to publicist Richard Licata.
Si TV, the first English-language Hispanic net in the U.S., has tapped former DISH Network exec Michael Schwimmer for the newly created position of chief executive officer.
Critics have long skewered Emmy voters for sticking with their favorites long after their prime years have passed them by, shutting out deserving newcomers in the process.
If Josh Sapan has his way, James Bond will be blasting his way out of tight scrapes for the first time ever in the full glory of high-definition TV. Sapan, president-CEO of Rainbow Media, is about to…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced its 2005 Interactive Television Emmy Award winners. The Emmy for program-specific enhanced or interactive TV went to TV Land, Nick at Nite and…
Struggling TV station Toronto 1 is reportedly changing its name to Sun-TV to strengthen its link with the successful Toronto Sun newspaper.
ESPN Brasil has bought the nonexclusive paybox rights for the 2006 Soccer World Cup in Germany for an undisclosed amount.
Mexico's top two nets are going toe to toe with dancing-themed reality shows on Sunday nights. But the BBC might be cutting in. Televisa launched "Bailando por un sueno" (Dancing for a Dream) Aug. 14…
Webheads used to call in the firing squad after two or three episodes of a ratings dud. Now certain reality shows are getting a reprieve on cable. CBS moved one of the three editions of "Rock Star…