Television Week editor Alex Ben Block is ankling the weekly trade mag, turning his attention to working on a new book project.
Bill Cella, chairman of Magna Global, and Judy McGrath, prexy of MTV Networks, will receive awards at the John A. Reisenbach Foundation's 14th gala Tribute for a Better and Safer New York.
MTV has greenlit a third season of "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County," while picking up new docusoap "8th & Ocean." Cabler has ordered up 10 new episodes of "Laguna," which will continue to…
Fox Stations chief Jack Abernethy tapped CBS stations exec Dennis Swanson as president of operations for News Corp.'s 35 O&Os. Appointment is the latest for the stations group, which was reorganized…
Toronto-based kidvid producer and distributor Decode Entertainment has finalized a multi-series sales deal with South African paybox M-Net.
A&E's Spanish niche channel Canal Historia is teaming with Canary Islands orgs to launch the first Historical Film Festival of La Laguna, running Oct. 13-15 in Tenerife, the largest of the Canary…
ESPN is using the ankling of Mark Shapiro in September as exec VP of programming and production to reshuffle its executive ranks.
Al-Jazeera confirmed Thursday that it has hired David Frost to bring the British broadcast legend to its English-language offshoot, set to debut next spring.
A sked move helped NBC take a step in the right direction with its struggling newbies Wednesday, but the return of "George Lopez" and another dynamo showing by "Lost" made ABC unstoppable on the…
Paramount Domestic TV has renewed "Judge Judy" for another four years, through the 2009-10 season. Starting its 10th season in firstrun syndication, "Judy" has finished No. 1 among all court shows…
Given the mind-boggling facts behind the BTK killer case, it's amazing that this hastily assembled pic proves so curiously flat and uninvolving. The production's only real merit, in fact, lies in a…