Warner Bros. TV has bumped legal affairs exec Jody Zucker up to senior VP and deputy general counsel for the studio. In his role, Zucker handles various legal affairs for the TV studio; he's also the…
The great papal race is on, as ABC announced Friday that it has begun production on its Pope John Paul II telepic in Lithuania. CBS was first to announce a John Paul II longform soon after the pope's…
The surprising, relatively brief -- but largely successful -- adventure of American TV mini-mogul Haim Saban at the helm of a key Teutonic media asset has come to an end.
Messy, unruly but occasionally quite funny, "Barbershop" doubtless could use a trim here and there, and perhaps a little extra styling. Yet in its unassuming way, the series breezily picks up where…
A scent of soap is pervading French television. After a long-awaited first, Gallic audiences have gotten hooked on a homegrown daily sudser airing in primetime.
Just 18 months after it was launched, the Austrian Television Film Fund is invigorating production in Austria.
Tommy Lee goes to college, but doesn't actually enroll in classes or, for that matter, live on campus. So the fine-print disclaimer states on this sitcom-with-real-people, a high-profile hybrid that…
With Dave Chappelle nowhere in sight, Comedy Central will be funneling some of its $35 million "refund" from the MIA comedian into satires cast from "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" mold.
Having gorged on the papal succession story, here come the inevitable attempts to simultaneously humanize and profit from the outpouring of emotion that greeted Pope John Paul II's death. CBS and ABC…
Trevor Walton, senior VP of movies for Lifetime, can't stop pinching himself. The network's movies are performing near-unbelievable feats of magic in the Nielsen ratings: The seven highest-rated…
Tuning In: Even laissez-faire baby boomers in the room cringed when Frank Spotnitz -- exec producer of ABC's "The Night Stalker" -- told TV critics last month that he viewed the revival as a vehicle…