Sander Schwartz will take the reins as president of Warner Bros. Animation on April 16 as current prexy Jean MacCurdy, who launched the top-rated Kids' WB, becomes a creative consultant for the…
Army Archerd: Just for Variety
Back in 1992 Barry Schulman engineered an unusual career move: He quit as chief programmer of one of the most lucrative TV stations in the country, WBZ Boston, to join a rookie network called the Sci…
Fears of possible strikes are not only rocking the production community: The blurb biz is upfront about its ad agitation.
Ibidlive.tv, which allows users to bid online and watch the real-time results on TV, has pacted with American Movie Classics to create the cable channel's first live, Internet-enabled, televised…
Execs at media conglom Kirch Group have admitted that they are unhappy with their faltering pay TV service Premiere World, adding that it has taken longer to develop than had been anticipated.
For shows that are on the greenlight fence, a threat of strikes could be good news. The reason? Investing in strike insurance wherever they can, nets are more likely to pick up shows that might…
He may be a featured guest at the TV Academy's second annual TV-Internet conference, but that doesn't mean Bloomberg founder and CEO Michael Bloomberg has faith in the future of convergence.
Animation producer Greenlight Media is gearing up to launch a $100 million animation fund with investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein for its second Berlin Animation Film Fund venture in two…
ABC's ambitious cross-country chase show "The Runner" is one step closer to reality: Net has tapped veteran producer Roger Goodman to serve as showrunner of the project, which many had assumed to be…