Trent Jones has been upped to vice president of current programs at Warner Bros. TV. Jones will now head the current department, following Steve Pearlman's promotion to senior vice president of drama…
In his first major initiative since assuming his new job as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, William Kennard has launched a top-to-bottom review of the broadcast ownership rules.
Maryland Public Television has partnered with Montreal-based producer Cinar Films to promote its kids puppet show "Wimzie's House" in the U.S.
Michael Eisner will counterprogram himself Sunday. The Disney topper will fill his customary role introducing "The Wonderful World of Disney" on ABC, where the theatrical "The Santa Clause" will…
NBC and Tribeca Prods. have cast Nick Turturro and Tom Sizemore to star in the "Sammy the Bull" miniseries. Sources say the web is also in talks with actress Debi Mazar.
Tribune Entertainment has signed a domestic longform TV distribution deal with U.K.-based Hamdon Entertainment.
NBC's "Today" is enjoying its widest lead yet, in part from the buzz surrounding its street-level Rockefeller Center studio, where tourists gawk in the early-morning hours for a chance at fleeting…
MultiThematique is the first digital pay TV channel bouquet to be granted a national digital license in Germany. The bouquet, which has operated under a test license since June, was given permission…
Just weeks after Seagram sold the bulk of its TV assets to Barry Diller, the first big shoe has dropped. Universal TV Group chairman Greg Meidel will not be joining the newly formed Diller-led…
The 18th Celtic Film &Television Festival will run April 1-4 in Tralee, County Kerry. Fest has been running since 1980 under the auspices of the Celtic Film & Television Assn., whose membership is…