News Corp.'s direct-to-home satcasting ambitions in South Korea have been thwarted -- a rival consortium has won the country's first satellite broadcasting license. The Ministry of Information and…
Fox is alive with "The Sound of Music." The network has landed the rights to air the classic Julie Andrews musical five times over the next five years.
‘Tiger’ roared at the 4th annual Toronto Film Critics Association awards, winning 5 awards. Pic was named best picture, actor and supporting actress, and runner up for director and actress. The…
MSNBC fared so well with Chris Matthews during its presidential election coverage that it's giving the opinionated talkshow host another hour to express himself.
New Line's "Little Nicky" may have disappointed at the box office, but you wouldn't know it from the auction that has just taken place for the network rights. In a shared window, Fox Network won the…
In his second season presiding over syndie gaveler "The People's Court," Judge Jerry Sheindlin, spouse of top-rated "Judge Judy's" Judge Judy Sheindlin, is stepping down from the bench.
The Peacock has added a few more feathers to the caps of publicity execs Kim Reed and Mike Nelson. Effective immediately, Reed has been upped to VP of publicity for NBC Enterprises, syndication…
Telemundo Communications has closed the restructuring deal merging the U.S. Hispanic net with ownership interests in Telemundo stations. The combo is backed by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Liberty…
CBS Television and Sony have entered into an agreement for CBS to produce and air the 2001 Sony Open golf tournament live in high-definition.
Geoffrey Rush's reaction to his Golden Globe best actor nomination with a tongue-in-cheek statement, "As the Marquis might say or perhaps a Hollywood mogul, this can only be good for better…
The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors will give the late Steve Allen an award "of special recognition in memoriam."