U.K. cinema admissions were up 11% in the first quarter of 1993, according to statistics released by the Cinema Advertising Assn. Nearly 28 million tickets were sold in the three-month period, the…
British media company Flextech, the main shareholder in the Children's Channel, is negotiating to take a substantial minority stake in the U.K. version of the Family Channel, which is due to launch…
The BBC's top light entertainment star, Noel Edmonds, will fly to the United States in the next few days to resume negotiations for a U.S. TV deal, following Thursday's news that he had agreed to a…
MTV Networks' kids channel Nickelodeon is gearing up for the launch of its new U.K. service later this year with the appointment of Brit producer James Baker as director of programs.
If Raymond Burr gets his way, Perry Mason could soon be cracking cases around Gorky Park, not Park La Brea. And he won't be alone.
MTV is poised to make its first move into theatrical movie production. According to MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston, the channel is close to a deal with an unnamed major studio to executive produce…
The mood of buoyancy with which the 30th Mip-TV program market opened last Friday continued through the weekend, with distributors reporting an upbeat sales tempo and producers announcing new…
Columbia TriStar Intl. Television has joined forces with Britain's Central Prods. Ltd. to create a new London-based joint venture, which will produce U.K. versions of Columbia's sitcom formats.
CBS Entertainment has entered major co-production partnerships with two of Europe's biggest private broadcasters, TF1 of France and Italy's Silvio Berlusconi Communications. The deals cover the…
It's April, so it must be Mip-TV. The traveling circus that is the international TV distribution business has arrived in Cannes for the 30th anniversary edition of the Marche International des…