National broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) will undergo a major revamp to maximize business opportunities.
Just over a month before Columbia TriStar Television Distribution prexy Barry Thurston steps down from the company, Thurston and crew have sold the off-net rights for "Just Shoot Me" in the top three…
Oscar-nominated feature helmer-screenwriter Arthur Penn has signed on as an exec producer of "Law & Order" -- one of several behind-the-scenes changes in the works at producer Dick Wolf's three NBC…
Netcaster Pseudo Programs said Wednesday it has raised $15 million in venture capital led by a subsid of French luxury goods maker LVMH Moet-Hennessy Louis Vuitton. Other investors in the round…
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…