BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, has upped Gareth Williams to senior VP of content and production for South America.
Live Nation is bowing its concert promotion business in Australia, the seventh-largest music market.
Metan Development Group has inked with Tianjin TV in China to produce and distribute its 52-part series "Icons" in China.
Comcast Intl. Media Group has sold format rights for E! hit series "Reality Hell."
Abu Dhabi's Middle East Intl. Film Festival is adding the Afaq Jadida (New Horizons) Competition for fiction and nonfiction films by first- and second-time directors to its roster.
Sony Pictures Television's Animax channel has been rejigged to focus more broadly on youth culture, and has expanded its programming to span TV, the web, mobile and emerging platforms.
Netcomics, the U.S. affiliate of Korean comic publisher Ecomix Media, is set to produce "X Diary" for American auds.
William Shatner will be presented with a lifetime achievement award at the Banff World Television awards.
Sony Pictures Television has commissioned its first original series for its Animax channel, which airs in some 60 countries.
Ronald Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises is acquiring News Corp.'s bTV, Bulgaria's free-to-air commercial TV channel, as well as the bTV Cinema and bTV Comedy cable channels and 74% of…
Castalia Communications, an Atlanta-based producer and distributor of broadcast, satellite, cable and Web-based content, has pacted with the China Intl. TV Corp. to distribute China Central…