Italy's financially beleaguered TV net TeleMontecarlo (TMC) is getting an infusion of cash, energy and a new name, La7.
Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and Judy Davis are among 50 actors who have written a letter to Australia's prime minister to support continued content quotas on terrestrial TV.
Peter Bart: The Backlot
Now that a WGA walkout has been averted, network execs find themselves scrambling to figure out what to do with all the reality shows and telepics they ordered under the assumption that a strike was…
Anne D'Amato has been tapped executive veep of production at U.K.- and Los Angeles-based FourBoys Films. D'Amato, who reports to husband-and-wife toppers Patricia Heaton and David Hunt, had been exec…
Former Rysher TV prexy Rob Kenneally has joined CAA's television department, where he'll handle network, syndication and cable packaging. The exec's new gig will also include a focus on television…
MTV's Made-for-Television Movie Group has nabbed a horror spoof pitch from scribes Adam Glass and Jack Perez, with Ilan Breil attached to produce. Story centers on a teen who wins an MTV-like contest…
Regency Television has tapped Leah Tatum manager of creative affairs. Tatum's responsibilities will include production, development and series staffing for the entertainment boutique. She will report…
Lloyd "Lucky" Gold has been appointed head writer of CBS daytime drama "Guiding Light," replacing the team of Claire, Eleanor and Matt Labine. Gold was previously a writer for "Another World" and…
NBC's coverage of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday produced the race's highest overnight rating in nine years.