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Dutch production company Eyeworks has acquired a 45% stake in RTL Television subsid Stormy Entertainment.
There was a low turn-out for a demonstration outside Canal Plus Paris headquarters Wesndesday, around 100 staffers attending the protest against planned job cuts.
"Joe Millionaire's" Evan Marriott and "American Idol's" Simon Cowell aside, the real stars of February sweeps were Fox's Sandy Grushow and Gail Berman.
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon is officially acknowledging the end of his critically acclaimed UPN skein -- and already mulling plans for a spinoff.
The British film industry has won a major political victory by securing new legislation intended to force all the national TV networks to invest in British movies.
Warner Bros. has signed Kurt Sutter, a writer on FX's "The Shield," to a two-pic blind script deal.
Showtime is close to partnering with Richard Pryor and "Mad About You" scribe Bill Grundfest to create a sitcom based on the legendary comic's standup routines.
Hilary Swank and husband Chad Lowe have launched Accomplice Films, a producing venture that has three projects up and running. They will open office space in Gotham.
"Magnum, P.I." star Tom Selleck will take another stab at primetime TV, starring in the NBC comedy pilot "Touch 'Em All McCall," while "Third Watch's" Eddie Cibrian has landed the lead in ABC's "The…
The fur is flying at DreamWorks. The studio that's co-financing "The Cat in the Hat" has optioned another high-profile feline project, a trilogy of kids books, beginning with a novel called "Lionboy."