The government has appointed Gavyn Davies to replace Barbara Young as vice chairman of the BBC.
Pubcaster Czech TV has dismissed its general director Dusan Chmelicek, the latest event in three years of turmoil and conflict. Chmelicek will have served just one year when he leaves Feb. 1.
A clever teleplay buoys "Murder at the Cannes Film Festival," a mystery successfully soaked in industry humor. Quickly paced and never burdened with too many pretensions, this E! made-for hits its…
Tennis star Vijay Amritraj's First Serve Entertainment India is in talks with national broadcaster Doordarshan to air pics that did not have theatrical release in the U.S.
Fox is bringing back Friday-night frightfest "Freakylinks."
The general manager and regional head of Discovery Communications India, Kiran Karnik, will leave the company in May; he has been with Discovery since its inception in India in 1995.
Things are getting a little more dramatic at Touchstone Television: The studio has recruited two new execs to head up its drama team.
MTV Networks has upped Nicole Browning to the newly created position of president, affiliate sales and marketing.
With "Today" show exec producer Jeff Zucker jumping over to the Peacock's entertainment division, industry insiders are wondering whether the NBC ayem show will continue to steamroll the competish…
Wrestling fans are having no trouble finding "WWF Raw is War" on TNN -- a few months after jumping from USA to the National Network, the franchise pinned down the cabler's largest audience in its…
Participants at this January's National Assn. of Television Program Executives conference are poised to sneak a peak at convergence. Considering the recent shift in attitude among content providers…