The collective host-broadcasting of major sports events, notably the World Cup of soccer, emerged as the hot topic at day two of the Sportel America TV market here Tuesday.
Taking a stream-of-conscious theatrics clue from producers Bob Odenkirk and David Cross of HBO's "Mr. Show," "Tenacious D" wreaks havoc on the wacky world of two struggling musicians.
NBC and Paramount Network TV have finally reached an agreement on how to structure future series licensing agreements between the two companies.
Inasmuch as "It's Like, You Know ..." is the ultimate goof on Los Angeles and its stereotypical idiot culture, the ABC midseason show created by ex-"Seinfeld" producer Peter Mehlman may just set…
A&E Network will toot its own "Hornblower" films to the tune of $10 million-plus -- an unprecedented amount for a cable event and probably for any television production.
Judy Pastore is replacing Eddie October as an exec producer and the daily showrunner on "The Roseanne Show."
Jim Newman, a veteran TV business reporter, is moving from KTLA to KABC next month.
Home & Garden Television has signed Bob Villa for his first-ever, original cable series as the host of "Restore America," scheduled to premiere July 4.
Canuck producer CanWest Entertainment has launched an international distribution company based in London and tapped seasoned sales executive Greg Phillips to run the operation.
KCOP Los Angeles has picked up "The Martin Short Show" for a fall debut (Daily Variety, March 2).
Michael Eckert, CEO of the Weather Channel, has resigned his post after 17 years with the cable web and 14 years as its president.