Nancy Marchand, veteran stage actress who gained national fame in the 1970s as the crusty newspaper publisher on CBS' "Lou Grant" and then made a sensation as the harridan Mafia mother in HBO's hit…
CBS has elevated Greg Schaefer from station manager of WCBS-TV New York to president of CBS Spot Sales and VP of sales for the CBS-owned TV stations.
A bid to kick-start cooperation between the film and tele-vision industries of European Union countries and South Africa will be made at a ground-breaking summit here Nov. 9-10.
The Alphabet web will challenge the FCC ruling requiring equal time for political candidates in order to air biographies of Bush and Gore. ABC said Tuesday it will seek a waiver that will prevent…
Kerry Packer's Channel Nine will be beamed across India by the national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) beginning Aug. 1. The media giant from Australia has bagged the 7-9 p.m. primetime daily slot on…
The kids TV phenom "Teletubbies" posted international sales of £32.3 million ($48.7 million) for the year ending March 31, its best performance yet and still BBC Worldwide's single most important…
Since Sean McNamara and David Brookwell became partners two years ago to work on family movies and TV shows, the duo have spent $30 million on various projects, including "Even Stevens," a half-hour…
Showtime has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Last Debate," a political drama based on the novel by PBS' Jim Lehrer.
It's poultry in motion: NBC has picked up the broadcast rights to DreamWorks' "Chicken Run" after ABC passed on the animated comedy.
Telefonica, Kinowelt tilt for Artisan stake Spain’s Telefonica and Germany’s fast-growing distrib heavyweight Kinowelt Medien have emerged as two finalists angling to take a stake in Artisan…
StudioCanal chief Vincent Grimond has vehemently defended the role of Canal Plus' production and distribution subsidiary, saying that it and Universal would "remain two distinct companies."