The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Spike Jones Jr. as producer of its Writers Guild Awards show to be held March 8 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.
Cable operators and TV makers are expected to announce a landmark pact today that would allow cable to be directly plugged into new digital sets, eliminating the need for consumers to rent or buy…
A trio of media unions -- the WGA, AFTRA and CWA -- have bashed the FCC's plan to loosen key media ownership rules, asserting the changes will create more problems than they solve.
Staff at Canal Plus Group are anxiously awaiting the news from Wednesday's key management meeting at which bosses are expected to unveil the pay TV group's next big moves.
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset has raised its stake in Spanish broadcaster Telecinco to a majority 52%, buying 12% from Grupo Correo, one of Spain's largest publishing and media…
Fox has captured Tuesday in key young-adult demos while CBS drew the largest aud overall behind "Judging Amy," the evening's most-watched program, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
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PACT announced Tuesday it had appointed Ronnie Planalp as director of film at Britain's indie producer trade association.
ESPN has scored with a pair of ratings winners. Made-for "The Junction Boys" brought in more than 3 million viewers for the sports channel Saturday night.
Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock From the Sun") plans to make a return to television next fall, inking to star in a laffer for ABC.
Fresh from the success of its 20-hour miniseries "Taken," Sci Fi Channel will spend "A Thousand Days" on one of its next big projects.