FROM NATPEBarbara Walters and Bill Geddie, who have been producing TV together for 13 years, have tapped Mindy Moore as supervising producer for their Buena Vista TV talker, "Iyanla."
Markets & Festivals
NBC is putting "The Fighting Fitzgeralds" into the ring, greenlighting the ATG-produced laffer for a March debut. Separately, ATG has snagged a put pilot commitment from Fox for a one-hour drama to…
FROM NATPEExpanding its commitment to local productions, Columbia TriStar's international arm is offering "As If," a half-hour dramedy produced for the British market for sale to U.S. outlets.
Argentina's cinema authorities are cleaning up the Mar del Plata film fest, rocked by rows since its 1996 relaunch. The March festival will focus on the art of cinema rather than the showbiz tinsel…
Netcaster AtomFilms.com is expected to announce today at NATPE that it has inked distribution deals with TiVo, In Demand and Cisneros Television Group under which the three will take more than 400…
Tollin/Robbins Prods. has sealed a seven-figure, multi-year development pact with "The West Wing" co-exec producer Kevin Falls -- the boutique production house's first overall talent deal.
FROM NATPEIt's stream or sink if Hollywood wants to get its due in the Internet age, a NATPE panel on digital piracy concluded Tuesday.
FROM NATPEWith an eye toward bolstering its TV biz, Miramax has tapped syndie vet Mort Marcus as chairman of Miramax TV & Video. Marcus had been serving as exec VP of sales and development for the…
FROM NATPELocal stations may feel the need to have an online presence, but station managers are still scratching their heads as to what programming Netizens demand or how to turn the dot-coms into…
FROM NATPEHere's the secret to making a hit TV how: Don't think about it. That's the advice from some of the smallscreen's most successful skeinmakers, who used the opening panel of NATPE Tuesday to…
FROM NATPENAACP president Kweisi Mfume on Tuesday revisited the idea of a possible viewer network boycott, saying hope is waning that the broadcasting industry is doing enough when it comes to…