Toronto-based YOUtv has inked a deal with the CBS station group to air "True TV," a reality-based program that allows people to record comments on any subject. Through unmanned TV studios placed in…
While entertainment execs fret over the possibility of an actors and writers' strike, network news divisions are primed to be among the biggest beneficiaries of a work stoppage.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon has bitten into a new four-year, eight-figure deal at 20th Century Fox Television. Whedon will create and produce new programming for the studio while…
The studios had a relatively easy time in last summer's DeCSS trial in New York portraying the creators and defenders of the DVD hacking program as a bunch of geeky, adolescent troublemakers out to…
The Art Directors Guild has tapped production designers for "The Cell," "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas," "Gladiator" and "The Patriot" as nominees for…
Nickelodeon has upped Andra Shapiro to executive VP of business affairs and general counsel.
Looking for convergence? Check out the cablers. On Feb. 14, HBO will bow an interactive online arm with its new sports show, "On the Record" with Bob Costas.
HBO Films has greenlit "Shot in the Heart," a telepic based on Mikal Gilmore's memoir of the same name about his brother Gary Gilmore, the murderer who campaigned for his own execution in 1977…
Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Sports, sounded pumped in a Tuesday conference call with reporters about the XFL, boasting that 70% of the advertising time for the first 10 weeks of the rookie football…
Granada Media is axing roughly 100 staffers at its recently acquired ITV network businesses.
Playboy TV Intl. is pacting with Venevision Intl. to co-produce its first Spanish-lingo erotic telenovela.