As French companies seemingly continue on their path to world domination, giant advertising agency Publicis appears set to acquire rival powerhouse Saatchi & Saatchi for about $1.7 billion in stock…
Showtime has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Last Debate," a political drama based on the novel by PBS' Jim Lehrer.
It's poultry in motion: NBC has picked up the broadcast rights to DreamWorks' "Chicken Run" after ABC passed on the animated comedy.
A bid to kick-start cooperation between the film and tele-vision industries of European Union countries and South Africa will be made at a ground-breaking summit here Nov. 9-10.
Z.com has inked exclusive content development pacts with comedians Chris Rock and Mike Judge to create programming for the entertainment Netcaster.
In a move that reflects the mounting pressure management companies are bringing to bear on Hollywood's agency business, film and TV boutique the Craig Agency will reflag itself as a management…
Giant educational and textbook publisher Harcourt General has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs to explore a sale, as the company has become irked that "its value in the public market does not…
Kerry Packer's Channel Nine will be beamed across India by the national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) beginning Aug. 1. The media giant from Australia has bagged the 7-9 p.m. primetime daily slot on…
Cirque du Soleil will create a 13-part original variety series for Bravo as part of a $20 million, three-year overall partnership deal with the cabler.
Former boxer Ray Mancini, who has acted in a string of indie and video pics, has struck a deal with a group of Ohio- and California-based investors under which his production shingle, Boom-Boom…
Telefonica, Kinowelt tilt for Artisan stake Spain’s Telefonica and Germany’s fast-growing distrib heavyweight Kinowelt Medien have emerged as two finalists angling to take a stake in Artisan…