After just three episodes aired, TNT has renewed Kyra Sedgwick police drama "The Closer" for a second season.
Warner Bros. TV has hired Patrick Rush as the studio's new vice president of casting. Rush will oversee Warner Bros. TV's relationship with outside casting agencies, and serve as a link between the…
U.S. broadcaster Court TV has extended its pact with RDF Rights, the distribution arm of U.K.-based RDF Media, for RDF to continue to represent over 250 hours of programming.
U.K.'s Ealing Studios Enterprises and Germany's Bavaria Film are appealing the result of the auction of Bulgaria's state film complex Boyana Film, won by Nu Image Bulgaria, a unit of U.S.-based Nu…
Producers and thesps are fuming after the government of western Indian state Maharashtra, home to India's Bollywood industry, slapped a 0.25% tax on their pay June 29.
The online votes of more than 50,000 people Sunday night crowned "The Next Food Network Star" during a live cablecast of the show. Actually, there'll be two stars, Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh , who…
MTV Networks Latin America has tapped one new exec and upped two others to oversee its three network brands in the region: MTV, Nickelodeon and VH1.
Revenues from English-language Canuck specialty, pay and pay-per-view services hit C$1.7 billion ($1.4 billion) in 2004, equal to those of English-language commercial broadcasters for the first time…
Idealism in filmmaking will be one of the topics featured at the Intl. Film Congress in Cologne, which starts on Saturday. The subject will be discussed by producers Roman Paul of Razor Film…
Union Square Entertainment and CAA have entered into an agreement aimed at producing indie films eligible for federal tax incentives under the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004.
A cable network often has to scramble during the days leading up to its debut. Viacom's Logo, an ad-supported channel targeted to gays and lesbians, is no different, having just clinched deals with…