Nickelodeon has appointed Nicky Parkinson as U.K. managing director, heading up a new senior management trio with general manager Paul Lindley and director of programs Howard Litton.
Discovery Communications has upped Andy Holtzman to senior VP, discovery exhibits and events.
Visit Variety's Golden Globes 2001Roman emperors and drug czars paced the race for the 58th annual Golden Globe awards, as "Gladiator" and "Traffic" nabbed five nominations each. Earning four apiece…
Pakistan Telecommunications Authority has suspended Star TV's license to operate in the local market until the governmental agency has approved the company's carriage fees.
Andi Sporkin, senior veep of communications for CBS Enterprises, has ankled the CBS family to join Sony's syndie operation, Columbia TriStar TV Distribution, in a similar capacity.
Vincent Grimond has been named Canal Plus' man in Hollywood in Thursday's much-awaited announcement of the new pecking order at Vivendi Universal's film and TV division. Among sweeping changes at the…
The BBC has unveiled plans for a $293 million media village" at its White City complex in West London, part of the pubcaster's ongoing build-out (Daily Variety, Oct. 31).
While viewers are still getting used to calling the Show Formerly Known as "Cursed" by its new name, "The Weber Show," another series title battle is brewing -- this time over what to re-christen the…
Haim Saban, News Corp.'s partner in the Fox Family cable net, has exercised a contractual option that forces News Corp. to buy his half of the channel for cash. Both sides insist relations between…
Corks were popping at the National Assn. of Broadcasters last week when the U.S. Supreme Court put an end to the Florida vote recount, leaving George W. Bush the winner of the seemingly neverending…