Broadcasting topper Lowell "Bud" Paxson revealed Wednesday that he is spearheading a campaign for 136 TV stations to cut a lucrative deal with the wireless industry and vacate TV channels 60-69…
Fox has picked up eight episodes of a hybrid scripted/reality series from George Verschoor described as a cross between "The Real World" and "Twin Peaks."
The ongoing EM.TV rescue-package saga took a turn Wednesday when the Intl. Automobile Federation (FIA) opposed a deal sharing EM.TV's stake in Formula One auto racing with Germany's giant Kirch Group.
Television arms of the major media congloms have long considered the Internet a major threat to its audiences and advertising dollars.
Jon Favreau ("Swingers") has penned a deal with the Independent Film Channel to executive produce a special titled "Dinner for Five."
Discovery hopes to turn "Discovery Channel World Championship Adventure Race" -- a series of events taking place in Europe over six days in September -- into an annual four-hour primetime miniseries.
Mixed Signal Technologies has tapped Caroline Beck as the interactive TV company's new CEO and prexy.
Italo media magnate and politician Silvio Berlusconi has vowed to sell his business empire if "forced to choose" between his career and leading a coalition government.
It's musical chairs at ABC's daytime soaps.
Matti Leshem will serve as "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" exec producer Michael Davies' first diplomat: The exec has been named exec VP of Davies' new Diplomatic Prods.
"Jackass," the controversial MTV series, apparently will bow to no politico.