Satcaster BSkyB has acquired remake rights from sister company Fox TV to "Temptation Island" and will produce a British version of the U.S. reality show.
Stockard Channing is in final negotiations to play a Barbara Walters-esque journalist in Regency Enterprises' romantic comedy "Life, or Something Like It," starring Angelina Jolie.
German media outfit Tele Munchen Group bested 1999's record sales figures by 2% in 2000 with revenues of DM424 million ($194 million). Company also had a pre-tax windfall of $158 million from the…
Comic thesp Lisa Ann Walter is cooking up a primetime comeback. Star of the short-lived mid-1990s laffers "Life's Work" and "My Wildest Dreams" has been cast as one of the leads in NBC's…
Following an accord announced Tuesday at Mip TV with Brazil's TV Globo, Saban has also renewed its volume deal with Portugal's biggest broadcaster, private net SIC.
NBC finally put "3rd Rock From the Sun" out of its misery Wednesday, announcing that this would be the oft-moved laffer's final season.
QVC has returned to Japan, this time teaming up with powerful trading house Mitsui in the ¥5 billion ($40 million) joint venture QVCJapan, which began round-the-clock operation Sunday.
Pubcaster RAI has appointed Giancarlo Leone as head of Division One, which includes the network flagship channel RAI1 and RAI2.
The Screen Actors Guild remains undecided on whether to offer strike waivers to producers but is expected to craft that policy soon.
Stunted by a lack of major-label content and competition from free file-sharer Napster, EMusic.com has put itself on the block, and industry sources say Universal Music Group is the buyer.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is gearing up for its annual Don and Gee Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship competish. All entries must be postmarked by May 1.