Writer and director Stephen Tolkin juggles a dramatic hot potato with the story of Ellie Nesler, a California mother who shot and killed her son's molester in 1990. One of the few true stories worthy…
Underscoring its new expansion strategy for entertainment channels in Europe, Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) will launch in September a Spanish-lingo Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in Spain. TCM…
Coverage of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Edward and Sophie Rhys-Jones helped MSNBC seize the total day Nielsen crown away from CNN Saturday, apparently marking the first time the all-news…
Susan Sarandon, Liam Neeson, Sting, Jeff Bridges and Jamie Lee Curtis are among the performers who have agreed to take part in the Listen benefit, which aims to raise about $100 million for children…
A dip in affiliate presence at this year's NATPE meetings has spurred market execs to refocus on the growing needs of the station manager in the sessions they plan for next year's confab.
Time-Warner's TBS has locked up the first burst of cable plays of "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," and it looks like the Fox Network has the inside track on nailing down the next two runs.
Michael MacMillan, chairman and CEO of Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be the dinner chairman of the 27th Intl. Emmy Awards gala Nov. 22 in New York.
RKO Pictures has tapped NBC alum David Marko as VP of television. He'll continue to develop existing show projects and make outside acquisitions for RKO's year-old TV department.
Things are starting to look up for NBC and its NBA Playoffs, but not soon enough to avoid a households tie with CBS in last week's primetime Nielsens.
Leading Japanese direct-to-home satellite broadcaster Sky PerfecTV will start a video transmission service in November that will allow firms to send and receive video over the company's satellite…
The hit kids phenom "Teletubbies" again proved a big earner for the BBC last year, with the series and related products generating sales of £32 million ($51 million), well up on $37 million in 1997.