Bernd Eichinger has sold his 25% stake in Constantin Film to majority owner Highlight Communications for E36 million ($44 million). Highlight now holds more than 90% of the publicly listed Constantin.
Content from Italo pubcaster RAI is set to air in China, while China Central Television will become the first foreign web to secure an Italian digital terrestrial license in an agreement being inked…
Most of the syndicated shows were lower in the week ended Jan. 8, with only the magazine shows managing to buck the downtrend.
City Lights: Ettore Scola did not mince his words. On the other hand, being Italian and thus inevitably polite, if pointed, about politics, he made his brief remarks with a pizzico of humor.
Newer TV series will be honored at the Museum of Television and Radio's 23rd annual William S. Paley television festival, running Feb. 28-March 15.
Fox's "American Idol" dominated its hour Wednesday and again outperformed its opening showing on the night a year ago, teaming with a special preview of "Skating With Celebrities" to win the night…
Young Spanish producer Iker Monfort has linked with France's Lazennec to co-produce the Euros 8 million ($9.7 million) sci-fi thriller "El ojo descarnado."
"The Constant Gardener" has picked up 10 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards, closely followed by "Brokeback Mountain" and "Crash" with nine apiece. All three are nominated for film and…
Showtime Networks has hired Stuart Zakim as Gotham-based VP of corporate public relations, a newly created post. Zakim is a PR veteran with close to 30 years' experience, most recently as head…
Iran has lifted a ban on CNN operating in the country, only a day after barring the U.S. news net for mistranslating a speech by the country's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Rogue Pictures has inked a first-look deal with Russian writer-director Timur Bekmambetov, who will develop English-language films for Focus Features' genre unit.