In a move that caught most TV insiders by surprise, "Today" exec producer Jeff Zucker has been named president of NBC Entertainment -- ending Garth Ancier's 18-month run as the Peacock's top…
U.K. TV giant Carlton Communications and Barcelona-based TV production house Media Pro have formed a joint venture, MediaCarlton, to produce soaps and drama series for Spanish-speaking TV markets…
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Union of European Football Assns. have signed a $465 million contract for the TV rights to the Euro 2004 soccer championship finals.
Star TV's Channel V -- a joint venture with record company EMI -- has announced a collaboration with China Central Television (CCTV) to present Channel V's seventh annual Chinese Music Awards, the…
TV producer TV Today has brought forward the launch of indie channel Aaj Tak from March to Dec. 30.
Capping off a strong first year of business, Corus Entertainment plans to push the envelope by asking Canada's broadcast regulator to change an earlier ruling and let it hang onto its interest in the…
Fox Family Channel has ordered 26 episodes of an untitled weekly comedy series starring twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The cable net is aiming for summer to roll it out.
Prometheus Entertainment has found real success by focusing on its own backyard: Hollywood. The production company, part of Fox TV Studios' FoxStar division, has received an additional 13-episode…
Dr. Laura Schlessinger, famous for lecturing millions of radio listeners about family matters, may soon be considered an expert on another topic: how to fail in syndicated television.
ABC has climbed into the belly of "The Beast," ordering six episodes of the drama series about an edgy cable news service. "The Beast," which comes from Imagine Television and Touchstone Television…
"If you're a gay person in America and you don't subscribe to Showtime, you're going to be missing something." That ringing declaration of Showtime Networks president of programming Jerry Offsay…