Veteran TV journalist David Dimbleby is in the running to become the next chairman of the BBC. It is understood that Dimbleby is one of five candidates shortlisted to replace outgoing BBC chairman…
Canal Plus and UPC have agreed to merge their Polish satellite platforms Cyfra Plus and Wizja TV, ending years of costly rivalry between the two TV groups.
Carlton Communications has pulled the plug on the Taste Network, the ITV company's joint venture TV channel with U.K. supermarket group Sainsbury's.
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Universal Pictures, finding itself in the rare position of controlling a hit movie, "Jurassic Park III," with no commitment in advance to pay TV, would love to ignite a bidding war for the picture…
Peter Levin, who ankled Lynx Technology Group earlier this year as managing director and partner of Michael Ovitz's technology arm, has founded sports venture Battle Management, together with former…
David Dobkin will direct Disney-based Spyglass Entertainment's "Shanghai Knights," the sequel to Spyglass' box office hit "Shanghai Noon."
The end of 2001 will be no holiday for the film biz. Studio slates are stuffed with an array of expensive, high-stakes titles featuring the very stars absent from marquees this summer.
Fox 2000 has won a hotly contested battle for screen rights to the latest Walter Kirn novel "Up in the Air." Jay Roach will develop the novel as a directing vehicle; it's the first purchase Fox has…
The recent death of Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham has sparked a race to create a Graham biopic for the small screen.
Writer-producer John Markus ("Lateline") has sealed an exclusive overall deal with Paramount Network TV to develop and exec produce comedy series.
Large changes are afoot at Larger Than Life, which has reupped with Universal for three years. The renewal of Larger Than Life's studio deal comes as partner Jane Sindell is ankling to be an…