Peacock chief Bob Wright was on the stump Friday, pitching General Electric investors on the virtues of NBC and its newly prized position within the vast industrial conglom.
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There's a new deal in town -- and it's not the one for Vivendi Universal Entertainment. Viacom looks to be prepping a far bigger asset grab as it contemplates taking over AOL Time Warner.
Peter Bart -- The Backlot
Back when they had a monopoly on primetime -- and all three made buckets of money -- the webs could poke fun at each other via biannual "Battle of the Network Stars" specials (recently replayed on…
Jim Carrey plays God in "Bruce Almighty," but he's no match for Malaysian bureaucracy.
Stereotypes aside, even the French can have a boring time in bed -- if the number of couples flocking to see Didier Bourdon's "Seven Years of Marriage" is any gauge.
"Bibi Blocksberg II," the follow-up to last year's most successful German film, is set to start shooting Thursday in southern and central Germany.
Germany's EM.TV has finalized the sale of the Jim Henson Co. to the Henson family, although the license trader had to settle for $5 million less than what the original deal called for, the company…
TV exec Fons Van Westerloo has resigned as general manager of SBS Broadcasting's three-channel Dutch network to become CEO of the territory's largest commercial net, Holland Media Group.
Further strengthening their links in the TV biz, the Peacock is giving a leg up to the Lion in Asia, this time on the international channels front.
Scribes Arleen Sorkin and Paul Slansky have snagged a pair of blind script commitments from NBC Studios and DreamWorks Television.