Frank R. Pierson has been tapped for a third consecutive term as prexy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, while Joe Roth will produce the Oscarcast for the first time.
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg's anti-smoking fervor seemed to go up in smoke Wednesday as he enthusiastically welcomed Whoopi Goldberg's new NBC sitcom to New York, saying he isn't bothered that her…
Tabloid TV host Jerry Springer announced Wednesday he isn't willing to give up his small-screen gig to run for U.S. senator from Ohio. With much aplomb -- and press coverage -- Springer said he…
MTV has greenlit more Green. The music net has picked up an additional 65 segs of latenight talker "The New Tom Green Show." Since its June 23 debut, "Green" has posted a 30% increase in its timeslot…
The BBC said Wednesday that it will move the final two episodes of hit comedy "The Office" from BBC2 to flagship channel BBC1 this Christmas.
Following the enormous success of RTL's version of "Pop Idol," four German webs will air shows with a similar format this fall.
Rede TV, Brazil's fifth-ranked net, plans to bow its largest studio and theater facility next year, part of its plan to increase inhouse production.
Spain's dominant pay TV operator Sogecable has settled with niche channel packager Media Park after threatening to pull its content from Sogecable's new Digital Plus platform.
Animation DIC Entertainment has beefed up its booming consumer products division with several appointments and promotions, led by Vincent Marchica as VP of creative and Cindy Davis as VP of domestic…
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