French-lingo programming service TV5 will begin broadcasting in the U.S. in December. The round-the-clock service will initially transmit via direct-broadcast satellite on EchoStar's new DISH network…
Rehme Prods. has optioned film and television rights to screenplay co-written by actor Mark Hamill and Eric Johnson, based on the limited series of comic books created by the former "Star Wars" star.
A riveting Game 7 of the World Series allowed NBC to narrowly escape record low ratings for the Fall Classic.
Jaunty new "Wonderful World of Disney" production of the fabled story about a sheltered lass and her evil stepfamily is big, gaudy, miles over the top and loads of fun in that…
Damaris Valero has been appointed VP of Latin America for Universal Studios Pay Television and Television Business Development and will be based in Miami.
As the stock market recovered from Monday's huge sell-off, TV news divisions were busily counting eyeballs glued to coverage of the market's gyrations.
Carroll O'Connor has inked an exclusive development deal with the USA Network to direct, produce and portray himself in "The Carroll O'Connor Story," which will chronicle the actor's relationship…
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 nonprofit Center for the Study of Popular Culture in Los Angeles has formed the "Keep Larry Elder on the Air" committee, aimed at combating the Talking Drum Community Forum --- the South Central…