A contestant on the CBS reality skein "Big Brother 2" has been kicked off the program after pulling a knife on a fellow player. While the knife threat easily reps the most serious incident to take…
E! Networks has named Mark Sonnenberg to the newly created post of executive VP of entertainment, reporting to Mindy Herman, president-CEO, and Ken Bettsteller, chief operating officer.
HBO has elbowed out John Malone's Starz! and bought the exclusive pay TV rights to all of the theatrical movies produced by Universal Pictures between 2005 and 2010 -- not just 50% of U's output, as…
Paramount Domestic Television has tapped vet "Entertainment Tonight" producers Janet Annino and Glenn Meehan as co-executive producers of Par's upcoming TV newsmag "Hot Ticket."
The legends of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table are transformed from an adventure story into a grand-scale soap opera told from the women's perspective in TNT mini "The Mists of Avalon."
Louis J. Horvitz has reupped with the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and will direct the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
Paramount Domestic Television has tapped Carla Pennington co-executive producer of "Entertainment Tonight Weekend." Previously, Pennington was senior producer for "ETW," as well as for "Entertainment…
Mark Shapiro has been elevated to senior vice president and general manager of programming for all of ESPN's networks. Shapiro will report directly to ESPN president George Bodenheimer.
The Writers Guild of America West has launched an organizing drive at Nickelodeon Animation Studios, announcing that a majority of scribes on six shows have backed the guild.
Incoming Studios USA Program-ming prexy Sarah Timberman has firmed up her staff, naming Sonja Piper Dosti as senior vice president of drama and Laura Lancaster as manager in the comedy department.
Everything but the name will change at cable net CNN Headline News when it relaunches Aug. 6. That's how the net's exec VP-G.M. Teya Ryan summed up the alterations afoot during a session at the…