Add David Strathairn to the growing list of actors ready to take a bite out of "Big Apple" this midseason. He will play William Preacher, a no-nonsense, even-tempered FBI agent. Thesp most recently…
RickMill Prods., the company behind latenight Comedy Central pilot "The After Hours Club," has made some serious decisions about its funny business, hiring former Comedy Central programming exec…
Barry Diller acknowledged Monday that TV broadcasting is a tough business and said his USA Network Inc.'s TV stations will be sold off or will find a partner, possibly by year end. It's the first…
The revenues of Hollywood movies soared above $1 billion on pay-per- view for the first time in PPV history, more than quadrupling the total in 1995. That eye-popping statistic was the highlight of…
Richard Frankie has been upped to exec veep, business operations, of Columbia TriStar Television Distribution, as announced by Steve Mosko, president of CTTD, to whom he reports.
Team Entertainment has signed an agreement with the Sanitsky Co. to greenlight "Final Jeopardy," a telepic for ABC.
Troubled Canuck TV producer Telescene Film Group is filing for bankruptcy protection. The Montreal-based company announced Friday that it intends to file a proposal under the Canadian Bankruptcy and…
Japan marked what may be a sea change in its TV broadcasting business Friday with the launch of new digital satellite channels. With high budgets for developing channels and limited viewership, the…
NBC will launch a new latenight standup comedy showcase next month -- ending the 17-year run of the Peacock's weekly musicvideo series "Friday Night."
Christiane zu Salm, managing director of MTV Germany, is ankling her post to become managing director of mini-web tm3, according to local reports.
Along with its Latin American partner Ashmore, Gaylord Cable Networks last week launched MusicCountry Latin America in Argentina.