For most of Los Angeles, Shaquille O'Neal has reached superhero status by leading the Lakers to their first NBA title in a dozen years, but for the Screen Actors Guild, he's simply a strikebreaker…
Janet Vissering has been upped to senior VP of programming and operations and Mark Green has been named VP of programming at National Geographic Channel Intl.
"Popular" creator/exec producer Ryan Murphy has been recruited by a new clique, inking a two-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television and Tollin-Robins Prods. that includes a put pilot…
A bid to kick-start cooperation between the film and tele-vision industries of European Union countries and South Africa will be made at a ground-breaking summit here Nov. 9-10.
The Alphabet web will challenge the FCC ruling requiring equal time for political candidates in order to air biographies of Bush and Gore. ABC said Tuesday it will seek a waiver that will prevent…
Kerry Packer's Channel Nine will be beamed across India by the national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) beginning Aug. 1. The media giant from Australia has bagged the 7-9 p.m. primetime daily slot on…
The kids TV phenom "Teletubbies" posted international sales of £32.3 million ($48.7 million) for the year ending March 31, its best performance yet and still BBC Worldwide's single most important…
Since Sean McNamara and David Brookwell became partners two years ago to work on family movies and TV shows, the duo have spent $30 million on various projects, including "Even Stevens," a half-hour…
Showtime has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Last Debate," a political drama based on the novel by PBS' Jim Lehrer.
It's poultry in motion: NBC has picked up the broadcast rights to DreamWorks' "Chicken Run" after ABC passed on the animated comedy.
Telefonica, Kinowelt tilt for Artisan stake Spain’s Telefonica and Germany’s fast-growing distrib heavyweight Kinowelt Medien have emerged as two finalists angling to take a stake in Artisan…