PBS has elected Colin G. Campbell chairman of its board of directors. Also picking up seats on the panel were Marshall Turner (lay vice chairman), Hope S. Green (professional vice chairman), Alberto…
Filmmaker Spike Lee has composed a series of irreverent promotional spots for the Los Angeles Lakers to be carried by cablenet Fox Sports West, shooting them Monday inside the gymnasium at L.A…
Hollywood needs to butt out more often. That was the message Monday from California lawmakers and researchers at a state Senate Judiciary Committee hearing who complained that increased use of…
The BBC has appeased its news journalists by partially backing down on controversial plans to merge its news operations.
In an unprecedented move, Televisa began airing a series of commercials Oct. 22 in which viewers voice at times biting criticisms of its news coverage and anchors.
HBO NYC Prods. has acquired film rights to the Ernest J. Gaines bestselling novel "A Lesson Before Dying," with Ted Demme and Joel Stillerman's Spanky Pictures and Ellen M. Klass' EMK Prods…
Pubcaster KCET plans to expand its afternoon children's programming lineup by an hour on Nov. 8, adding showings of "Arthur" and "Bill Nye the Science Guy" to make for a 2-1/2-hour kids' block that…
Despite near hourly updates Thursday indicating that an official announcement was imminent, the situation involving former Nick at Nite/TV Land exec Rich Cronin and his future post with the Fox Kids…
Flody Suarez has been upped to VP of primetime series at NBC Entertainment, reporting to Karey Burke, senior VP.
Producers Merrill Karpf and Donna Ebbs have joined King World Prods. to head the company's expanding primetime longform division and develop telefilms and miniseries.
NBC Asia and Taipei-based Eastern Television have signed an agreement that will make ET's affiliate, Eastern Multimedia, the exclusive Taiwan distributor for the CNBC and NBC channels.