The U.K. government is set to relax programming restrictions on the ITV network, Britain's biggest commercial web, to help it compete in the U.K.'s burgeoning multichannel environment.
Germany's private stations are up in arms over pubcaster ZDF's plans to take out a loan for up to DM500 million ($275 million) to secure future rights for prominent soccer tournaments.
Comedian Tommy Davidson has become a regular feature on "The Magic Hour" starting this week.
David Ensor, an 18-year veteran of ABC News, has resigned to join CNN as a Washington-based correspondent.
Ron Silver is moving into "Veronica's Closet" as part of a second-season renovation of the Kirstie Alley sitcom.
Satcaster British Sky Broadcasting is rebranding its three movie channels in a concerted bid to stave off declining ratings and competition from soon-to-launch digital services.
Six weeks after launch, Barry Diller's experimental Miami station has seen its first major personnel shuffle, as managing director Alfredo Duran has stepped down to pursue programming projects.
Filmmakers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, who co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg, have signed a development deal with CBS to create a one-hour series for the Eye web.
TNT has signed Bill Pullman to star in and make his directorial debut on an adaptation of "The Virginian."
"JAG" and "Quantum Leap" creator Donald P. Bellisario is developing a new one-hour series for Paramount Network TV called "Dreamland," the producer said Friday.
The Peacock needs to keep prowling for a partner if it's going to maintain its current financial success, NBC Entertainment prexy Warren Littlefield declared Sunday.