Lifetime has signed Kirsten Dunst ("Little Women," "Interview With the Vampire") to star in an original movie, "Fifteen and Pregnant: A Nice Girl's Story."
The near ubiquitous indie actor Steve Buscemi --- he of the darkly comic, blood-spattered roles in such pics as "Reservoir Dogs," "Desperado" and "Fargo" --- has gone in a more commercial direction…
Veteran L.A. anchorman Jerry Dunphy will return to KCAL in October. There's no decision yet on which newscasts Dunphy will anchor, according to KCAL news director Dennis Herzig.
Chinese Singaporeans who subscribe to pay TV have a new choice in programming: product from Hong Kong and Taiwan in the original language of Cantonese or Hokkien.
ESPN's Keith Olbermann is joining cable network MSNBC as an anchor (Daily Variety, June 23) and also will contribute to news and sports programs on sister network NBC.
Reed Manville has been tapped senior vice president, international channels, at Paramount Television Group and will oversee the studio's expanding foreign pay TV channel investments.
German station RTL2 announced Monday that Josef Andorfer, 40, will replace Rudolf-Markus Reischl as managing director Aug. 1. Andorfer currently is programming manage
Actor Wayne Knight, known to most as the demented postman Newman on NBC's "Seinfeld," has inked a three-year deal with Carsey-Werner to appear as a recurring character on NBC's "3rd Rock From the…
An asteroid is headed toward the Earth at 50,000 miles per hour, and a seemingly mad scientist commanding a mix of military veterans and tree-huggers have taken over a missile silo. What's the…
German pay TV web Premiere may have to do penance for showing erotic films. State agency Hamburg Institute for New Media (HAM) has threatened Premiere with sanctions for the broadcast of five…
The media gossips had a field day after Time Warner Cable revealed the 11 channels it will add to a $1.95-a-month tier starting this fall in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.