Human behavior can be wilder than animals, at least when it comes to the creator of "The Chimp Channel." Tom Stern was fired from the TBS Superstation show after he "disrobed and broke a bottle of…
Nickelodeon UK is launching Nick Jr., a new TV channel for pre-schoolers, on satcaster BSkyB's SkyDigital platform come Sept. 1.
Satcasters said Wednesday that they need more time before they are forced to carry TV stations in markets where they offer local programming.
Russia's broadcasters topped a week of tribute to the country's national poet, Alexander Pushkin, on Sunday, the bicentennial of his birth.
Cinar's kids show "Caillou" will air on U.S. Public Broadcasting Service channels this fall.
Family cable web Odyssey will premiere the "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in October, benefiting from the pre-release buzz of Par's bigscreen take on the tale, "Sleepy Hollow," which preems Nov. 19.
Tara McCann has been upped to head of television for Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope. She'll also serve as Coppola's producing partner on TV projects.
Women professional basketball players are getting a shot at catching up to their male counterparts in worldwide appeal: Broadcasters in the U.K., Germany, Italy, Uruguay, Ghana, Lithuania and Haiti…
Maybe they'll call it "Come See About Me." Diana Ross' Anaid Films has inked a deal with ABC to produce a four-hour miniseries chronicling "her spectacular rise to fame and her early, unparalleled…
L.A. musician Jon Brion, who plays to overflow, industry-packed crowds weekly at Largo, is among the talent tapped by VH1 to create a show in the biggest original production slate in the cabler's…
Broadcasting veteran Rick Feldman has been named chief operating officer of USA Broadcasting, which is poised for a dramatic transformation as USA speeds the rollout of its "CityVision" format.