Heading into next year with seven new shows in primetime, Warner Bros. Television has rewarded a number of key development execs.
Eager for the same kind of success that the controversial reality show "Big Brother" has brought to Dutch and German broadcasters, Switzerland's German-lingo web TV3 has just acquired rights for the…
The ratings are beginning to bounce NBC's way as the NBA playoffs move closer to the final round.
Former NBC scheduling czar Preston Beckman, who ankled the Peacock in March, is joining Fox Broadcasting Co. as executive vice president for strategic program planning (Daily Variety, May 25).
VH1 exec veep of programming Jeff Gaspin said the concept behind "It's Only Rock & Roll" is as fundamental as a Ramones riff: "We looked at 'That's Entertainment' and said, 'That was for musicals…
Star TV's commitment to a joint venture with Cable & Wireless HKT appears to be wavering. In a statement issued Monday, Star referred to the previously undisclosed fact that the agreement with the…
Diana L. Vargas, VP and general manager of Fox station KTTV Los Angeles, resigned Friday to pursue other professional interests. Vargas, a 12-year vet of the station, will exit June 30. No decision…
Christopher Plummer and Bruno Kirby are in final negotiations to join the cast of helmer Lawrence Schiller's upcoming CBS mini about O.J. Simpson's legal defense team.
Televisa has denied insulting Muslims after one of its telenovelas was abruptly dropped midseries in Indonesia.
When it comes to the L.A. Screenings, you can count on the Canadians. The Canucks, the only buyers who do all of their U.S. program shopping at the market, sealed a flurry of deals worth upwards of…
According to "Vietnam: Stories From the Wall," the best war story ever written is a mere three sentences. "A bunch of us went to Gettysburg," an anonymous Civil War veteran wrote. "Some of us didn't…