Japan scooped the Gold Nymph, the top prize for Television Film, on Saturday in a surprise win at the 42nd Monte Carlo Television Festival where Yanks and Brits dominated the awards.
John Frankenheimer, director of such Hollywood classics as "The Manchurian Candidate" and "Birdman of Alcatraz," died Saturday in Los Angeles of a stroke due to complications following spinal…
WB exec Janine Jones has been upped to VP of current programming for the Frog network. Jones, who spent more than a decade in PR before shifting to programming in 1999, will supervise production of…
Former "Today Show" anchor Deborah Norville will be a morning person once again -- for a week, that is. In what is widely perceived as a test-drive as "The Early Show" co-host, Norville will appear…
"Mr. Deeds" has gone to town, pulling in license fees that could shoot up well beyond $20 million from the Fox Network and TBS for the shared network window.
World Wrestling Entertainment has won a resounding victory over the advocacy group Parents Television Council, forcing it to publish a detailed retraction of charges that the "WWF Smackdown" series…
Surveying the numbers that show his network's World Cup soccer coverage improved 18% compared with four years ago, ESPN senior VP of programming Mark Quenzel said, succinctly, "I'm pumped!"
The 2002 World Cup soccer tournament, which wrapped June 30 with Brazil beating Germany 2-0, drew up to 500 million TV viewers around the globe.
News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch may capitalize on the upheaval in Vivendi Universal's executive suite by securing a discount on his planned acquisition of the French conglom's Italian pay TV division…
Commercial revenue dropped by almost 8%, but profits dropped even further as Danish pubcaster TV2/Danmark posted an $8 million profit in 2001, compared with $12 million in the previous year.
African Broadcast Network, a South African-based satcaster, has been offered a primetime slot on Uganda's most watched station, Wavah Broadcasting Services.