Juan Jose Nieto has ankled as president of Admira, the entertainment subsid of giant Spanish telco Telefonica.
Russia's main independent broadcaster TV-6 looks set to close after a Moscow arbitration court upheld an appeal Jan. 11 from a senior judge who challenged an early ruling that had gone in the…
Kirch Group's pay TV platform Premiere World increased its subscriber count by only 5% in 2001, a growth pace too slow to bring the unit near the profit zone.
California Gov. Gray Davis has taken a much-applauded step toward incentives aimed at putting the brakes on runaway production, although producers will have to wait more than two years for any funds.
Kidvid company Nelvana, a division of Toronto-based Corus Entertainment, has inked a deal to bring the popular Japanese "Beyblade" toy line and small-screen sensation to North America.
Chris Tucker is back on board as emcee of the NAACP Image Awards for a second consecutive year. "Chris's charisma and quick wit are a huge asset to the Image Awards," said Kweisi Mfume, prexy and CEO…
UPN chairman Dean Valentine is ankling the network, effective immediately. Viacom, the parent company of the weblet, announced Valentine's departure this afternoon. Move had been expected since the…
If it's a compliment to be replaced by more than one person, the rampant speculation about who will succeed Kerry McCluggage should have the former Paramount Television Group chairman blushing.
ABC and MGM are teaming to produce a two-hour telepic sequel to the studio's hit 1980 musical feature "Fame."
While most of the TV biz is crying poverty, CBS supremo Leslie Moonves says the Eye has no plans to start playing slash-and-burn when it comes to production budgets or license fees for new series.
Longtime DreamWorks Television programming execs Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey have been upped to co-heads of the indie studio.
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