A&E, seeking to branch out from its status as the U.S. cable outlet for British literary adaptations, has commissioned "The Heist," starring Donald Sutherland, a fact-based original movie dealing…
ABC will revamp its "Disney's One Saturday Morning" kids block on Dec. 9, scrapping the lineup's interstitial elements in favor of four, rather than three, half-hour cartoons. The network has also…
Melinda Hage has been upped to VP of current programs for Warner Bros. Television. Hage will have day-to-day oversight responsibility for the studio's numerous primetime network series, including the…
EU culture ministers have begun tackling one of their most politically sensitive dossiers -- the future funding of public broadcasting.
Comedy Central has pacted with RespondTV to create enhanced television programming for the cabler's "BattleBots."
Steven Kuo has been upped to senior veep of biz development for Fox TV. In his expanded role, Kuo will work with all of Fox's television businesses on mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and…
Significantly increasing the presence of foreign groups in the vibrant Spanish TV market, a combo of the U.K.'s Pearson Group and Italy's Rizzoli Group has won a fifth, free-to-air TV license for…
Asia's television channels are gradually going global, in the thriftiest possible way. Hot on the heels of Star TV's announcement that it would broadcast two of its Indian channels in the U.K., its…
ABC News has delivered the most elaborate mea culpa issued by any of the networks for its flawed coverage of the balloting for president on Election Night. The network cknowledged "the seriousness of…
Hearst Entertainment has tapped Angela Bosch as director of content for Spain.
Production house the Ant Farm has hired Seth Berkowitz as creative director of broadcast and cable.