Norwegian commercial channel TVNorge, controlled by U.S. media corporation SBS Broadcasting, has dismissed managing director Pal Traelvik.
Danish production house Thura Film has folded the production of "The Jewel of the Desert and the Hidden Testament" after pubcaster TV2 dropped out of the project.
Deepak Shourie has been named managing director of Discovery Communications India.
The government is renewing commercial broadcaster TV2's license for another seven years.
HBO Latin America Group has tapped former Sky exec David Torkington as senior VP and chief financial officer to oversee financial and administrative functions for the group.
Broadcaster Channel 4 has confirmed that Danielle Lux, entertainment controller at the BBC, will become C4's new head of entertainment (Daily Variety, May 31).
Chileans like their television spicy, according to a new survey. Erotic movies shown by broadcaster Chilevision earn top ratings in the country.
Studios are getting a jump on firstrun syndication development for 2002 -- in stark contrast to last summer, when the process was widely considered slow and slim for potential 2001 debutantes.
Fox Broadcasting has tapped Marcia Shulman to serve as exec VP of casting for the network, replacing longtime casting chief Bob Harbin.
"We feel like the Bush twins at happy hour," crowed co-host Nathan Lane at the start of the CBS portion of the 55th Tony Awards, delighting the liberal legit types gathered in Radio City. This year's…
Continuing its giddy goose step into the showbiz history books, "The Producers" hauled home a record-setting 12 prizes at the 55th annual Tony Awards Sunday night.