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After 34 years at Reed Midem, the past 12 of them at the helm, CEO Xavier Roy is preparing his succession with the forthcoming appointment of a managing director, he told Daily Variety on Wednesday.
Comic thesp Lisa Ann Walter is cooking up a primetime comeback.
ABC's "What About Joan" wasn't as dominant in its second try Tuesday but continues to show promise, again winning its half-hour by most measures.
Discovery Networks Europe is partnering with Italy's Mediatrade to co-produce seven hourlong documentaries.
From Will to Hill, Eric McCormack replaces Craig Bierko in the current Broadway revival of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man," effective May 8. Bierko's last perf as professor Harold Hill is May 6.
CBS on Wednesday divorced the National Assn. of Broadcasters over irreconcilable differences, leaving the Alphabet the only network to still call the longtime trade org home.
Astute viewers of WE: Women's Entertainment will notice a subtle, recurring theme running through the cable net's advertising -- the commercials are all for Johnson & Johnson products.
Singapore's MediaCorp TV is betting that not one but three versions of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" will spike the guns of new competitor MediaWorks.
CBS hooped it up in the ratings with coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tourney, as Monday's championship game capped strong year-to-year gains in key demos.