Pink slips were flying at TNN in Nashville, Tenn. on Wednesday when 125 staffers learned their jobs would be eliminated, as MTV Networks relocates the cable net's operations to Gotham. News comes on…
Cabler USA Network has pacted with director Brett Ratner to exec produce "Kung Pow," a martial arts action hour.
Rafael Pineda has communed with Gotham's Spanish-speaking populace five days a week for 30 years as anchor for Univision's WXTV, sprinkling local news with earthquakes in Colombia or El Salvador and…
CBS and NBC took three noms apiece Tuesday as the American Society of Cinematographers announced the TV contenders for its 15th annual achievement awards. Winners will be named Feb. 18 at the ASC…
It's almost Stone Age, but it's true. One of the most successful shows MTV has in Taiwan relies on one of the oldest musical tricks in the book: karaoke.
Documentarians must navigate choppy waters to find funding, while fighting off networks who want to bully their way to full ownership of their projects. That was the collective opinion of panelists…
Cabler TNN: The National Network will preem its first two original series, "Small Shots" and "Lifegame," this summer, and fellow Viacom net Nickelodeon has greenlit two series, "Invader ZIM" and "The…
Despite gripes from a handful of top domestic syndicators that NATPE costs too much and has outlived its usefulness, attendance at this year's four-day edition has shattered all previous records.
The XFL, two weeks away from kickoff, is almost certain to charge onto the field with -- in television terms -- the best opening day in the history of any new professional sports league. But its…
Michael Harris has been appointed general manager of the Canadian Documentary Channel, a digital specialty web launching in the fall.
Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable has taken some dramatic steps into TV production via its new production unit Produce Plus, which has a vast slate of projects in various stages of production.