In an unexpected exec shuffle, NBC is set to elevate longtime blurbmeister Vince Manze to a newly created position as prexy of program planning, scheduling and strategy for the net.
Fashion Television has become the latest foreign channel to be banned in India. The Information & Broadcasting ministry ruled Thursday that the net must go off air for two months.
After previously quashing NBC-Universal owned Telemundo's hopes of entering big into Mexico, Mexican regulators said last week they would auction off some local broadcasting licenses.
The Weinstein Co. has sold Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's "Grindhouse" to South Korean distributor Sponge, latter's biggest acquisition ever.
Prague's Febio Film Festival wrapped Friday, having scored the biggest turnout yet in its 14-year history.
Internet shopping giant Rakuten is still pushing to up its 19% stake in Tokyo Broadcasting System, over the web's objections.
Although it appeared the last significant holdout was about to go digital, it's possible that EMI and Apple CEO Steve Jobs may have a different trick up their sleeve.
Dash Mihok ("Hollywoodland") has joined ABC's "Cavemen" project, which is based on the popular Geico ads. He'll play Jamie. Thesp will next be seen in "Firehouse Dog."
Paramount laffer "Blades of Glory," starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder, iced first place over the weekend at the domestic B.O. with $33 million in its debut. Pic about a same-sex figure-skating pair…
Italy's Medusa has boarded the Euros 14 million ($18.7 million) in production Daniel Auteuil starrer "MR73," helmer Olivier Marchal's Gaumont-backed followup to the hit cop thriller "36."
British news organization ITN has signed a six-year supply deal worth more than £250 million ($492.5 million) with ITV, the U.K.'s biggest private terrestrial broadcaster.