Discovery Networks Intl. has been granted licenses for five new networks in Canada by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission.
Turner's HBO has been rated the top channel in India and Asia by cable operators.
German production fund KC Medien has unveiled production pacts with Mandalay Pictures, French giant Pathe and Lions Gate that will see it invest north of $500 million in their slates through 2003.
"Patti LuPone: Matters of the Heart" opened Nov. 13 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. It received five favorable notices (Deffaa, Post; Kuchwara, AP; le Sourd, Gannett Newspapers; Sommers, Newhouse…
NBC has renewed the ATG-produced frosh laffer "Cursed" for the rest of the season.