Dennis Doty has been appointed producer of the 77th Academy Awards pre-show. This will be Doty's fourth outing as producer; he produced the first Oscar preshow, which aired prior to the 71st…
For the first time in three years, the Independent Film Channel will be getting an on-air makeover and a new tagline: TV Uncut.
ABC and the USC Trojans were the big winners at the Orange Bowl on Tuesday night, but NBC also impressed with the perf of its eclectic lineup, which included a nice tune-in for new comedy "Committed."
Eleo Hensleigh has been promoted to the newly created position of chief marketing officer and exec veep of marketing brand and strategies for Disney-ABC Television Group.
"Zoey 101," or more aptly "How to Try to Grow an American Idol," is an elaborately devised proving ground for diva-in-training Jamie Lynn Spears. Nickelodeon sees stars in Spears' future, and a…
Two new U.K. niche movie channels are being launched by the owners of a satellite shopping channel that auctions goods to the highest bidder. Real-movies.tv and Movies on 333 will roll out on Rupert…
Martha Stewart goes unmentioned in this "Survivor" placeholder -- a contest to anoint a new doyen of design, complete with national TV exposure (if you can call it that) on CBS' "The Early Show." Not…
Leading Aussie pay network Showtime is continuing to broaden its repertoire, snagging local rights to "Hollywood Shootout" and BBC mini "The Long Firm."
The USC Trojans' convincing victory over the Oklahoma Sooners in the Orange Bowl made ABC an easy winner on the first Tuesday of the new year, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. NBC…
Opting for an eclectic mix of dramas and comedies, the Producers Guild of America has nominated Miramax/Warner's "The Aviator," Miramax's "Finding Neverland," Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles,"…
Speculation is mounting that U.K. topper David Elstein's much-anticipated purchase of the Hallmark Channel's international business is on the verge of being signed.