The Writers Guild of America West has launched an organizing drive at Nickelodeon Animation Studios, announcing that a majority of scribes on six shows have backed the guild.
Incoming Studios USA Program-ming prexy Sarah Timberman has firmed up her staff, naming Sonja Piper Dosti as senior vice president of drama and Laura Lancaster as manager in the comedy department.
Everything but the name will change at cable net CNN Headline News when it relaunches Aug. 6. That's how the net's exec VP-G.M. Teya Ryan summed up the alterations afoot during a session at the…
The sky is hardly falling, but it sure has been a troubling couple of weeks for the broadcast networks.
In their quest to find the next "Survivor," network execs are demonstrating a virtue usually foreign to their species: patience.
Charlie Parsons knows how it feels to be a prophet without honor in his own country. He spent five years failing to get his format "Survivor" on air in the U.K., rejected by the BBC and ITV, seeing…
The new head of beleaguered pubcaster the Australian Broadcasting Corp. has unveiled a raft of locally produced programs in a bid to stem falling ratings and quell staff discontent.
Baseball's retiring consecutive-game record holder Cal Ripken helped Fox end the Major League Baseball All-Star Game's losing streak Tuesday night, as the Midsummer classic attracted 9% more fans vs…
Some ragtag side businesses are now propping up Telefonica Media's terrestrial broadcaster Antena 3, which has been hit by an advertising slump.
Colombia's RCN will introduce its hit novella "Betty La Fea" (Ugly Betty) -- already a phenom among U.S. Spanish TV viewers -- to Anglo auds via an English-lingo adaptation.
ITV Sport Channel has sealed a carriage deal with U.K. cable operator NTL, extending its reach to 3 million homes.