After 10 years as topper of private broadcaster SIC, Emidio Rangel has left the company with a severance payment estimated to be around $1 million.
BSkyB is in talks to acquire a stake in Channel 5, a move that would give the satcaster a long sought-after foothold in U.K. mainstream television.
The MTV Video Music Awards delivered its second largest audience on Thursday, although the kudocast was unable to approach the teen ratings it delivered two years ago.
Showtime will cut back on its original movies and instead puts its programming bucks behind more original series and more expensive movies and minis.
"Thunder Force," a martial-arts puppet series that sparked a nationwide phenomenon in Taiwan, has been picked up by international film financier Distant Horizon for worldwide distribution.
ABC thinks feature scribe Todd Robinson ("White Squall") has the right stuff. Alphabet net has given a put pilot commitment to Robinson's "Astronauts," a one-hour drama from 20th Century Fox TV and…
The Sci Fi Channel, which struck Nielsen paydirt with John Edward's nightly tete-a-tetes with dead relatives of studio audiences, is looking for a couple of Edward clones who can transform people's…
Fox is planning to release Tim Burton's version of "The Planet of the Apes" two days before Christmas. Last year Fox had success with that time frame with summer hit "The X-Men."
Bowing its $35 million online entertainment venture Screenblast today, Sony debuted original program "Rachel's Room" from "Dawson's Creek" exec producer Paul Stupin.
The nets have moved one step closer this fall to fully embracing high definition TV.
"The Academy has spoken," "Survivor" exec producer Mark Burnett said in claiming his show's first Emmy at the creative arts Primetime Emmy Awards Saturday.