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…
Cable News Network today will announce a major push into Africa, with new distribution deals for its international service in five countries across the continent.
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…
Britain's independent TV producers won a final victory yesterday over the ITV web in their battle for the control of program rights.
Tim Buxton, formerly chief operating officer of MTM Entertainment, has been named managing director of Hannibal, the new London-based TV production partnership between Italy's RCS Video and Germany's…
Zenith Prods., the film and TV production company owned jointly by Paramount and Carlton Communications, pink-slipped more than 25% of its staff earlier this week.
U.S. cabler the Discovery Channel is planning to spend $ 200 million on original documentary production over the next four years, double its current level of investment, according to chairman and…