With the hot "American Idol" again accounting for more than 75% of its sked, Fox cruised to victory on Wednesday in key young-adult demos, while the night's top scripted dramas delivered low-range…
Carrie Stein, former head of longform TV for ICM, has been named chief exec of Alchemy Television. Alchemy is the international producer-distributor of event programming including "Karol: A Man Who…
Rick Feldman has inked a multiyear agreement to continue as president and CEO of the National Assn. of Television Program Executives. Feldman has served as head of the org since April 2003.
Dane Cook is going from standup to standout as HBO branches into nontraditional platforms. The cabler has pacted with Cook to develop a scripted series, headline a feature-length standup special and…
Miami-based radio company Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) launched its first TV station Wednesday with a programming lineup that includes a show built around radio hit "El Vacilon."
Demonstrating unusual truth in advertising, this engaging if somewhat tawdry biopic about Princess Margaret opens with the disclaimer, "Some of the following is based on fact. And some isn't."…
EchoStar has inked a deal with Nimbus Sport Intl., the entity that owns the Board of Cricket Control India, to acquire exclusive rights to air all BCCI matches on Indian soil through 2010.
ESPN Original Prods. will start airing on April 11 a weekly nonfiction series on Barry Bonds as he nears Hank Aaron's all-time home-run record. ESPN plans to spend up to $2 million on the docu and…
Hollywood praisers on Wednesday tapped the publicity team for Fox's "Walk the Line" as winner of the Maxwell Weinberg showmanship award for top publicity campaign. The publicists also honored…
Helmer Dave Semel is onboard to direct the NBC pilot "Heroes," the Peacock's buzzworthy pilot about ordinary people who discover they have superpowers. Semel is directing the pilot for NBC Universal…