FremantleMedia has upped Carole Bardasano to VP of sales and marketing for Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market. Bardasano had been director of marketing and format sales and in her new post is…
It's three months until the networks present their schedules to advertisers in the annual ritual known as the upfronts, but recent events are piling more uncertainty on these billion-dollar bets than…
While Mark Burnett and Tommy Mottola are plunking down dough to translate TV show concepts to the Internet, TV programmers are making a mad dash to broadcast the annals of the Internet's most…
An all-celeb version of "Big Brother" on U.K.. broadcaster Channel 4 earned a 40% audience share for its Jan. 25 finale. And when a British member of Parliament was voted out of the house, the BBC TV…
Producer Pedro Damian has created a monster called "Rebelde." Damian has taken Argentina's local hit "Rebelde Way," about the rise to music stardom of a group of teens at an elite private school, and…
After two years in the making, 2006 will test MTV Intl.'s commitment to original programming for global auds.
Terrestrial broadcaster Telecinco is licking its wounds after the flop of drama skein "Vientos de agua," trumpeted as its most ambitious project in budget, production and artistic quality.
Jaws dropped at NBC News last week when a familiar voice joined the staff's mid-morning conference call. "Good morning, everyone," said CBS "Evening News" anchor Bob Schieffer in his unmistakable…
The premiere of "Survivor: Exile Island" teamed with "CSI" and "Without a Trace" to propel CBS to a convincing victory in key demos Thursday on the opening night of the February sweep.
John Tintori has been tapped to succeed Christine Choy as chair of New York U.'s Kanbar Institute of Film and Television in the Tisch School of the Arts.
City Lights: "Sobering" may be the best word to describe the New York financial community's current assessment of the media biz. Whatever movie turns into a hit or whatever sexy deal goes down…