Regency Television topper Gail Berman has accepted one of the most dangerous jobs in television: entertainment prexy at Fox Broadcasting Co.
Steven Cheskin has been tapped senior VP and general manager of Discovery Networks' Travel Channel, the company announced Wednesday. Appointment comes a month after Jay Feldman ankled the position to…
After 15 years on the air, "Regis & Kathie Lee" is more than just "Live." It's kicking. The show, along with a handful of syndie vets including "Maury" and "Entertainment Tonight," is posting…
Former "Home Improvement" exec producer Bruce Ferber has inked a deal with the WB to serve as showrunner of "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch" and develop another comedy for the Frog. Ferber is attached to…
Showtime has committed to a third miniseries taken from Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City" novels, which will star Laura Linney, Parker Posey and Olympia Dukakis.
Showtime took its "No Limits" slogan to the limit Tuesday when it preemed "Dirty Pictures," which is based on the 1990 lawsuit that grew from a Cincinnati museum's exhibit of Robert Mapplethorpe's…
Viacom officially announced Tuesday that CBS stations chief John Severino will inherit control of Paramount's TV stations as group prexy Tony Cassara departs (Daily Variety, May 24). Severino will…
Looking to rewrite ratings history in yet another territory, gameshow phenomenon "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" debuted on Italian television Monday with sterling results, earning Mediaset its…
Five of Europe's leading private broadcasters -- Carlton Communications, TF1, Kirch, Mediaset and Telecinco -- are forming a $225 million joint venture to invest in Internet and interactive projects.
"Will & Grace" and "NYPD Blue" wrapped their seasons as ratings winners Tuesday, but their respective nets continue to be locked in a fierce battle for the May sweeps demo crown. The Alphabet won for…