United Pan Europe Communications (UPC) has boosted Gene Musselman to the position of chief operating officer of the Dutch-based broadband company.
Fox Family Channel has ordered 13 episodes of "The Fearing Mind," a one-hour drama from Jim Henson Television set to premiere in primetime on the cabler this fall.
Former "Ellen" and "Roseanne" scribe Lawrence Broch has inked to write and produce an angst-filled animated soap called "S#!t Happens" for teen girl Web site Voxxy.com.
ABC, already the No. 1 network choice among viewers this season, has begun to assert itself as a favorite of advertisers as well.
Thesps Sean Patrick Flanery, Roy Scheider and Alyssa Milano will topline the four-hour miniseries "Diamond Hunters," which begins shooting in South Africa May 15.
CBS Corp. posted stunning first-quarter growth across all its businesses Tuesday, winding down its tenure as an independent, public company with a bang.
NBC's coverage of the National Basketball Assn. playoffs has gotten off to an encouraging start, with Sunday's tripleheader faring better than the opening Sunday of a year ago.
NBC Sports commentator Ahmad Rashad will join Paramount's syndicated strip "Real TV" as host, beginning this fall with the show's fifth season. The move was expected (Daily Variety, April 17). Rashad…
In USA's tawdry telepic "The Expendables," Cuba has much more pressing issues to deal with than uniting Elian Gonzalez with his father: Like dealing with an American undercover operation, staffed…
A report by an independent consultant has lambasted the leadership of the South African Broadcasting Corp., accusing it of a "lack of integrity, common decency, mutual respect and loyalty." The…
The future of Russia's Center-TV looks uncertain, despite ongoing talks between Moscow mayor Yury Luzhkov, who founded and finances the station, and Russian press minister Mikhail Lesin, who has…