CBS has elevated Greg Schaefer from station manager of WCBS-TV New York to president of CBS Spot Sales and VP of sales for the CBS-owned TV stations.
Kerry Packer's Channel Nine will be beamed across India by the national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) beginning Aug. 1. The media giant from Australia has bagged the 7-9 p.m. primetime daily slot on…
Nancy Marchand, veteran stage actress who gained national fame in the 1970s as the crusty newspaper publisher on CBS' "Lou Grant" and then made a sensation as the harridan Mafia mother in HBO's hit…
It's poultry in motion: NBC has picked up the broadcast rights to DreamWorks' "Chicken Run" after ABC passed on the animated comedy.
A bid to kick-start cooperation between the film and tele-vision industries of European Union countries and South Africa will be made at a ground-breaking summit here Nov. 9-10.
The Alphabet web will challenge the FCC ruling requiring equal time for political candidates in order to air biographies of Bush and Gore. ABC said Tuesday it will seek a waiver that will prevent…
StudioCanal chief Vincent Grimond has vehemently defended the role of Canal Plus' production and distribution subsidiary, saying that it and Universal would "remain two distinct companies."
Mary Connelly, producer of ABC's "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," has been tapped to exec produce CBS' "Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn," replacing Billy Kimball. Kimball, who has been exec producer…
The kids TV phenom "Teletubbies" posted international sales of £32.3 million ($48.7 million) for the year ending March 31, its best performance yet and still BBC Worldwide's single most important…
Showtime has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Last Debate," a political drama based on the novel by PBS' Jim Lehrer.