The Weinstein Co. has sold Italian rights to Stephen King adaptation "1408" and Rob Zombie's "Halloween" remake to Lucky Red in a deal that signals the Italo distrib's expansion from strictly…
What this country needs is a good kick between the legs. That's the philosophy the producers of "America's Funniest Home Videos" live by every day, and it has served them well.
Vin Di Bona may not have the most instantly recognizable name in Hollywood, but television viewers are certainly familiar with his accomplishments.
"You can't kill it with a stick" was how then-ABC Entertainment topper Ted Harbert described what he thought would be the half-life of "America's Funniest Home Videos."
Tom Bergeron is not going to waltz around the fact that his two hosting jobs --"Dancing With the Stars" and "America's Funniest Home Videos" -- are quite different.
This year marks a sea change for the Gallic Rendez-Vous. Literally. The tradeshow/market moves to Biarritz on the Atlantic after nine years at Saint Tropez on the Mediterranean.
Local dramatic fare has always ruled on the Gallic smallscreen but it's been a hard sell internationally. Lately, though, the French TV world seems to be turned on its head.
French actress Corinne Touzet's star turn as a femme law enforcer in the long-running series "A Woman of Honor" has made her a household name at home and abroad.
Wherever you are in the world, if you've got kids, the chances are they watch at least one Gallic toon, perhaps "Code Lyoko," "Totally Spies" or "Minuscule."
Like many countries, France tends to import light entertainment formats, not export them, leaving little room in the schedules for anything home grown.
In the vast homevideo universe of spinning dogs, birthday cake snafus and people tripping, it's only those clips with that special something that make it past the producers at "America's Funniest…