German web ProSieben has picked up terrestrial TV rights to "Minority Report," one of its first major acquisitions since the insolvency of Kirch Media, which owns the web's parent company…
ABC and NBC were in a close battle for Sunday's 18-49 lead, according to prelim nationals from Nielsen, while CBS drew the largest aud overall, thanks in part to an NFL overrun.
U.K. kids producer-distribber HIT Entertainment, which recently bought "Thomas the Tank Engine" owner Gullane Entertainment, has reported a 131% increase in revenue to £121 million ($188 million) for…
German regional pubcaster Bayerischer Rundfunk has named Bettina Reitz, former topper of leading TV producer Teamworx, as new head of TV series and film production as of Jan. 1.
Showtime Networks let 25 employees go from its programming and marketing departments in New York and Los Angeles last week
Former NBC hoops commentator Ahmad Rashad has signed on as host of ABC's upcoming celeb edition of "The Mole."
"Law & Order" scribe Wendy Battles has inked an overall deal with Universal Network TV-based Wolf Films.
Burger King is treating "The Simpsons" like royalty. Fast-food giant is pacting with 20th Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising for a massive fourth-quarter promotional campaign built around the toon…
Julia Dray, a former president of production for Gary Foster and Mark Steven Johnson's Horseshoe Bay Prods., has been tapped senior veepee of production at Fox Searchlight, reporting to prexy Peter…
ABC has sealed a talent holding deal with up-and-coming comedian Todd Lynn to develop a laffer loosely based on his life.
Blighty's biggest commercial television groups Granada and Carlton -- the two major stakeholders in the struggling ITV network -- are once again in serious merger talks.