The NFL Network will carry a record 55 pro-football exhibition games this year, six of them live, starting with the Oakland Raiders vs. the San Francisco 49ers on Aug. 13.
The Frog is giving "Beauty and the Geek" a big kiss, ordering a second season of the Ashton Kutcher-produced reality hit. Early greenlight by WB Entertainment prexy David Janollari comes less than a…
After several years of little success, the Writers Guild of America West has stepped up its campaign to organize reality TV writers, producers and editors -- a move that has producers crying foul.
USA Network has taken an aggressive step to counter what it perceives as an identity crisis by engineering an $8 million branding campaign centered on the tagline "Characters Welcome" and giving up…
NBC's fall from first to fourth place in the ratings translated into a $900 million decrease in upfront advertising sales for the coming year. NBC sold approximately $2 billion in ads for the coming…
Three public interest groups Monday said Corporation for Public Broadcasting chairman Kenneth Tomlinson should be fired, accusing him of being a "political hack" who is masterminding an attempt to…
Kathleen Hricik has been appointed senior U.S. veep of Entertainment Rights, the expanding U.K. indie media group that specializes in the ownership of children's and family programming, characters…
Intermedia is expanding into TV, inking with Jay Firestone's Fire Development to co-produce a TV series based on recent feature "Mindhunters."
Looking to follow in the footsteps of fellow U.K. independent producers Wall to Wall and RDF, docu outfit Diverse has set up shop in New York and secured its first Stateside commissions with cable…
Viacom Inc., looking to extend its strength in children's television programming to the Internet, has struck a deal to buy children's Web company Neopets Inc., the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television has tapped a quintet of screenplays for awards from works written in the 2004-05 Professional Program in Screenwriting.