Walt Disney TV Intl. Latin America has upped John Begert to senior VP of creative affairs and Luis Perez to senior VP of business operations.
U.K. television distribber Channel 4 Intl. and Comedy Central are to co-produce "A Funny Thing Happened," a three-part docu on the history of black comedy and its role in American society.
Netcaster Pseudo.com is coming back from the dot-com graveyard. Digital broadcaster INTV said Thursday it will pay $2 million for the assets of shuttered Pseudo Programs, which is being liquidated in…
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More CNN employees were shown the door Thursday, including at least seven correspondents, as the 24-hour news cabler continues to streamline its staff in the wake of the AOL Time Warner merger.
Kathy Griffin is getting real. MTV has ordered six episodes of "Kathy's So-Called Reality," a weekly half-hour show that will take a comedic look at the reality TV craze. Described as a cross between…
As the nets put the finishing touches on their drama development, Fox has decided to make the trip to "Pasadena," while CBS has enlisted in the World War II drama "Sam's Circus."
FX has good news for "Bad News, Mr. Swanson" and more than 40 other projects the cable net is bringing to the forefront of its original programming. The development slate includes comedies, hour…
Cary Granat, who helped establish Dimension Films as a lean, mean production model for genre pics as production prexy under Bob Weinstein, has opened his own company.
Dick Wolf has rounded out the cast to the upcoming third installment of his NBC "Law & Order" trilogy, recruiting "Shannon's Deal" star Jamey Sheridan. Sheridan, whose credits include the CBS medical…
NBC is teaming with Warner Bros. to make "Uprising," a miniseries about the World War II Warsaw ghetto uprising. Jon Avnet ("Fried Green Tomatoes") will direct from a script written by Paul Brickman…