Mexico's Grupo Televisa has tapped Eugenio Lopez Negrete director general of its Miami-based export sales arm, Televisa Internacional, replacing Mariano Vertiz.
Mark Thompson, Channel 4's new chief exec, will give this year's prestigious MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival.
Brazil's Congress is expected to vote this week on a controversial executive order issued last year that created a tax on the film and pay TV industries.
Germany will be front and center on the Cannes Croisette next week when 12,000 TV execs gather for the 39th annual Mip TV trade show. That's because the most high-profile media player in Europe, the…
Midseason melancholy continues in TV land: ABC has dismissed "The Court" while "AFP: American Fighter Pilot" has crashed and burned on CBS.
Steven Jay Rubin, exec producer of Showtime's "Bleacher Bums," has acquired rights to "Deadly Deception," Jack Engelhard's thriller set in the world of high-stakes casino crapshooters.
As NBC looks for ways to expand its production pool, it might want to give the folks at DreamWorks Television a call.
NBC is considering a plan to add a few pods to the Peacock's studio fold.
Regency Enterprises and 20th Century Fox are in negotiations to co-finance Phoenix Pictures' adaptation of the Donald Westlake novel "Bad News," with Milos Forman to direct.
There are few shows on TV hotter than MTV's "The Osbournes" -- and that has a couple of webs salivating at the admittedly tiny chance that the stars of the reality skein could be stolen away.
Disney prexy Robert Iger has handed ABC's latenight news skein "Nightline" a reprieve, stressing the net's commitment to the award-winning show, which came close to losing its timeslot last month.