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…
Britain's independent TV producers won a final victory yesterday over the ITV web in their battle for the control of program rights.
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…
Television New Zealand and its production subsid South Pacific Pictures have appointed London-based Hit Entertainment as their exclusive international program distributor.
Home Box Office and Anglia TV today confirmed details of their new production and distribution partnership (Daily Variety, March 15), including some minor last-minute changes in the balance of the…
U.S. pay-cabler HBO and British ITV company Anglia TV are announcing a three-tier corporate partnership for international production and distribution.
Pressure is growing on BBC director-general John Birt to resign as more details of his tax affairs have emerged in the press over the past few days.
Malcolm Vaughan, formerly VP of Twentieth TV Intl.'s European division, has been appointed managing director of a new TV distribution company set up by U.K. producer Sunset+Vine.
BBC's new director-general, John Birt, walked into a storm this weekend when a newspaper revealed he was being paid by the pubcaster as a freelance consultant rather than a full-time employee…