Michael O'Hara has been tapped to write and exec produce the NBC miniseries "First to Die," which is set to air during May sweeps.
T. Scott Fain has been tapped VP, broadcasting-legal, at ABC Inc. He will replace Kristin Gerlach, who recently resigned. After relocating to ABC Inc.'s New York offices, he will oversee…
Warner Bros. has made it official, confirming industry speculation that Eric Frankel would get the new post of president of domestic cable distribution following the retirement of Ed Bleier. The new…
Nippon Television (NTV) jumped on the growing broadband bandwagon by saying it will join two telecom companies to form an Internet-based entertainment contents delivery company. NTV along with NTT…
NBC is putting veteran exec Christopher Conti in charge of all drama development for the web.
Arne Wessberg, the newly elected president of the European Broadcasting Union, is promising that pubcasters in the EBU will put up an even greater fight to hang on to key sports rights under his…
The Sundance Channel has bought the U.S. rights to the feature-length documentary "Dark Days," about the people who live in the Amtrak tunnels adjacent to Penn Station in Manhattan.
Agreeing to cooperate in set-top box development, three of Japan's top electronics makers have called off a format war and joined hands to help promote digital satellite broadcasting.
Alta Films, Spain's biggest art film distributor, has signed an output deal with satcaster Via Digital, signaling yet another move by product-aggressive Telefonica Media. The accord gives the digital…
The nation's top film schools may not be cultivating the next generation of science-fiction filmmakers, but Sci Fi Channel hopes to give that genre a shot in the arm by sponsoring a $1 million grant…