Teamsters Local 399, which reps 4,000 studio drivers and location managers, has re-elected Leo Reed without opposition to a three-year term as secretary-treasurer of the local.
AFTRA national exec director Greg Hessinger has issued commitments by the performers union to boost Hispanic representation in English language media and organize Spanish language media.
Viasat Broadcasting, broadcasting arm of Scandinavia's Modern Times Group, has filed for an injunction against rival Nordic pay TV player Canal Digital in the opening legal salvo of what could be…
BBC topper Mark Thompson played down speculation Wednesday that the pubcaster's commercial wing, BBC Worldwide, might be sold outright following news that the Beeb is holding talks with several U.S…
Fox dubbed it "the reality series others didn't want you to see," but apparently viewers had little interest in tuning in to "The Next Great Champ" anyway.
The Television Advertising Bureau on Wednesday predicted that spot TV advertising will be flat in 2005 after seeing healthy gains this year from the Summer Olympics and the 2004 national election.
Hair bands of 1980s are one of rock 'n' roll's easiest comic targets: The music, hairstyles, clothing and lifestyle were easily mocked when they were new, and are more natural fodder for satire as…
OK, so maybe Donald Trump's casinos haven't had such a good year, what with the bankruptcy filing and all. But against Atlantic City-type odds, the guy's got a future in TV. NBC's "The Apprentice"…
High-minded and lovingly shot, the idea behind "Jack & Bobby" is more intriguing than the actual premiere. Buoyed by Christine Lahti's knockout performance, this way-back "West Wing" about two…
E! Entertainment TV has named Robert Verdi the channel's resident style expert, replacing former fashionistas Joan and Melissa Rivers. Verdi currently co-hosts Discovery Channel's makeover show…
Another media prize hits the auction block: The BBC is taking bids on BBC Worldwide and has asked U.S. media congloms Time Warner and Walt Disney and German giant Bertelsmann to take a look at the…