Reed Midem, organizer of the MipTV television market, has advanced the date of next year's event to March.
Spike Milligan, the godfather of modern British comedy, died Wednesday at his home in Sussex, south of London. He was 83.
Christine Lahti has signed on to topline the Showtime telepic "Gisella Perl," based on Perl's autobiography "I Was a Doctor in Auschwitz."
Thirteen-year Disney vet David Stainton has been promoted to president of Walt Disney Television Animation.
Three Viacom-owned networks -- TNN, CBS and UPN -- have banded together to buy exclusive rights to the first 15 James Bond theatricals from MGM.
Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Jack Valenti will be a surprise witness Thursday at a Capitol Hill hearing on copyright protection in the Internet age after brokering a hard-won peace treaty…
EchoStar and DirecTV on Tuesday dangled an oversized carrot before opponents of their proposed marriage, ambitiously promising to deliver local broadcast channels in all of the country's 210…
Veteran thesp Robert Loggia is getting ready to play a judge in CBS' "Queens Supreme," Gregory Harrison is headed to the WB and "Felicity's" Scott Foley will prosecute the top job in NBC comedy pilot…
CBS has put an end to NBC's 21-night winning streak, grabbing the gold Monday behind its comedy block. According to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, the Eye edged out the Peacock (5.1/13 vs…
In what may be a groundbreaking move, ESPN will offer both the uncensored Bobby Knight and a kinder, gentler version when it premieres its first original movie March 10.