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…
The BBC has appeased its news journalists by partially backing down on controversial plans to merge its news operations.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
Televisa turned in a strong third quarter, analysts said, with marked improvements in its operating results.
Playboy and the Cisneros Group are joint-venturing to own and operate Playboy TV and AdulTVision channels in Germany and Scandinavia.
CBS Sunday Movie brings on another touching vidfilm in the spirit of its recent prized cockle-warmer, last August's "The Price of Heaven." Loaded with effective characters and performers, a moving…