FROM NATPEExpanding its commitment to local productions, Columbia TriStar's international arm is offering "As If," a half-hour dramedy produced for the British market for sale to U.S. outlets.
FROM NATPENAACP president Kweisi Mfume on Tuesday revisited the idea of a possible viewer network boycott, saying hope is waning that the broadcasting industry is doing enough when it comes to…
FROM NATPE"Caroline," Paramount's talker for fall 2001 starring Caroline Rhea, has racked up clearances in 70 markets, including WNBC in New York and KCAL in Los Angeles.
FROM NATPEThe three keys to a successful reality format are scheduling, casting -- and crucially -- execution. That was the consensus among three top format purveyors Tuesday in analyzing just why…
A coalition of foreign investors, including CNN founder Ted Turner, is ready to invest up to $300 million for a stake in Russia's beleaguered independent TV channel NTV -- if it receives guarantees…
Bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talkshow host Mitch Albom will join MSNBC's daytime lineup beginning Jan. 29. "The Mitch Albom Show," a live talk-radio show broadcast nationwide on…
Barbara Zaneri has been appointed senior VP of program planning and acquisitions at TNN: the National Network.
Tollin/Robbins Prods. has sealed a seven-figure, multi-year development pact with "The West Wing" co-exec producer Kevin Falls -- the boutique production house's first overall talent deal.
Publisher Houghton Mifflin and animation house Mainframe Entertainment have inked to develop the long-lost children's story of Whiteblack the Penguin as a television and film property.
Former Televisa exec Jorge Alvarez Hoth has been appointed undersecretary of telecommunications in the new government of President Vicente Fox.