Three months after its takeover by Michael and Rainer Koelmel's Kinowelt, German distrib Intertainment has struck a $3 million settlement deal with Elie Samaha and production shingle Sidonian…
Fox hoped to get a jump on the competish with early fall premieres Monday, but the ratings results were mixed. While "Prison Break" was solid enough kicking off its second season, a good chunk of its…
The week ended Aug. 13 saw ratings for most syndicated shows trend lower, although the losses were not severe.
On the same day the Toronto film fest unveiled its full lineup Tuesday, two pics set to preem scored distribution deals: The Weinstein Co. grabbed the docu "Dixie Chicks: Shut Up and Sing," while…
Michael London's new Groundswell Prods. shingle has set Rawson Thurber to direct "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh." Peter Sarsgaard, Sienna Miller, Nick Nolte, Jon Foster and Mena Suvari will star. The…
"Good Morning America" has named WABC-TV's Sam Champion as its weatherman in a move that completes the on-air staff of the ayem show. Champion, long rumored to be ABC's first-choice successor to Tony…
Continuing a hot streak for cable movies this summer, Lifetime's "The Fantasia Barrino Story: Life Is Not a Fairy Tale" made off with the network's biggest audience in over a decade.
Warner Bros. syndie vet Jim Paratore is launching a TV production company, ParaMedia, which will have an exclusive overall deal with the Warner Bros. Television Group.
Actors' Equity, the union that reps legit thesps, has appointed org prexy Patrick Quinn as its executive director beginning Oct. 5. Changeover is the first in Equity leadership in 25 years, since…
USA has renewed "The 4400" for a fourth season, greenlighting production on 13 new episodes for summer 2007. Sci-fi drama follows the travails of 4,400 people, thought to be alien abductees, who have…
British web ITV's appetite for U.S. fare continues to grow. The broadcaster has snapped up exclusive U.K. rights to Sony Pictures TV comedy "Big Day" and 20th Century Fox TV laffer "The Winner."
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