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MediaCorp Slates Live Coverage of National Day Rally

SINGAPORE: On Sunday, August 26, MediaCorp is set to broadcast the National Day Rally live across its TV, radio and online platforms. From 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Minister Heng Swee Keat, Senior Minister of State Lawrence Wong and Minister of State Halimah Yacob will deliver their speeches. From 8 ...

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New SVP of Development at Shine America

LOS ANGELES: Chris Culvenor is transitioning from Shine Australia to Shine America, where he has been named senior VP of development. Based in Los Angeles, Culvenor will be overseeing the day-to-day unscripted development. He comes from Shine Australia, where he has overseen the development and sale of programs across a ...

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Michael J. Fox Returning to TV in NBC Comedy

UNIVERSAL CITY: Michael J. Fox, who rose to fame 30 years ago on the NBC series Family Ties, is headed back to the network in a brand-new as-yet-untitled comedy, produced by Sony Pictures Television and Olive Bridge Entertainment. The network has made a commitment for 22 episodes. The show, which ...

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Amberwood Producing Animated Special for CBC

OTTAWA: Amberwood Entertainment has started production on The Magic Hockey Skates for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). The Magic Hockey Skates is based on the book authored by Allen Morgan and illustrated by Michael Martchenko. The script for the 30-minute animated Christmas special—directed by Disney and Pixar’s Sarah Mercey and Jason Boose—was ...

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Kevin Reilly Promoted to Chairman of Entertainment at FOX

LOS ANGELES: Kevin Reilly has been promoted from president of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) to the chairman post. The elevated role will see him take on oversight for all programming, scheduling, marketing, research, digital and business affairs at the network. He joined FOX in 2007 and before that ...

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Rugby TV Rights Draw in $1 Billion Deal

SYDNEY: The Australian Rugby League Commission has secured a five-year broadcasting deal with Nine and Fox Sports that pulled in AUD$1.025 billion ($1.072 billion). This marks the largest agreement in the Rugby League’s history. The amount is more than double what the two networks paid for a six-year pact back ...

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Last Resort Heads to AXN

HONG KONG: Last Resort, a new military drama for ABC, is slated to launch on AXN in Asia in October, debuting the same week as its U.S. premiere. Last Resort stars Andre Braugher (Men of a Certain Age), Scott Speedman (Felicity), Daisy Betts (Persons Unknown) and Robert Patrick (Terminator 2: Judgement ...

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TNT Orders Second Season of Perception

ATLANTA: ABC Studios’ drama Perception has been renewed for a second season on TNT. Starring Eric McCormack (Will and Grace) and Rachael Leigh Cook (She’s All That), Perception revolves around the life of a paranoid schizophrenic neuroscience professor who does work for the FBI. Arjay Smith (The Day After Tomorrow), Kelly ...

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