Though it doesn't offer many plot twists and sometimes features a preachy tone, "Yesterday's Children" is a strong vehicle for CBS' resident frontier doc, Jane Seymour, and should succeed in pulling…
Pubcasters ARD and ZDF are ready to trade some of the rights to upcoming Olympic Games broadcasts to media mogul Leo Kirch in exchange for a stake in his lucrative soccer rights, the Suddeutsche…
Discovery Channel is in talks with various regional-language broadcasters to air programs in different lingos.
The Mouse has expanded title and duties for Anne Sweeney, prexy of ABC Cable Networks Group and Disney Channel, to include the role of prexy of Disney Channel Worldwide.
The U.K. and France overtook the U.S. in the number of companies present at last week's Mipcom, while attendance was up 11.9% overall, organizer Reed Midem said Tuesday.
NBC late-shift king Jay Leno is taking on a primetime producing gig at an unexpected location: CBS. Eye has made a pilot script commitment to the NBC Studios/Leno-produced "Foreign Motors," a…
Libby Gill has ankled her post as veep of development and programming for Studios USA to form Libby Gill & Co., to be launched in November.
Mad Chance's Andrew Lazar and writer-director Rand Ravich ("The Astronaut's Wife") have launched production company Exit 135 based at Warner Bros. Television.
UPN and the WB have joined CBS as primetime ratings winners during one of the most atypical premiere weeks ever. The Eye's rookie class passed debut week with high scores, enabling the net to post…
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation is not buying the words of regret addressed to the gay community by Dr. Laura Schlessinger in a Daily Variety ad today. In the text of the ad…
An internal investigation at embattled Canuck TV company Cinar has widened to include a probe of hundreds of suspicious related-party transactions by fired execs Ronald Weinberg, Micheline Charest…