Nearly 70 Capitol Hill lawmakers on Tuesday announced a new caucus that will protect and serve public broadcasters, including pushing for adequate funding during the transition to digital TV.
CNN founder Ted Turner has signed the "outline of a deal" to buy most of Vladimir Gusinsky's stock in his troubled NTV, Russia's only politically independent television station, CNN said Wednesday.
"Josie and the Pussycats," directors Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont have signed up to rewrite and direct "Send Me No Flowers" for Kennedy/Marshall and U-based producer Marc Platt Prods.
Slain gangsta rapper Tupac Shakur claimed the top spot on the album charts from beyond the grave this week, topping the seemingly unsinkable Shaggy and marking a comeback for Death Row Records and…
The Indian government is examining adopting digital terrestrial telecasts (DTT). It has commissioned BBC Worldwide to conduct a feasibility study.
Lions Gate Intl. has inked a pre-sale for the two-part actioner "Superfire" to German commercial web ProSieben.
The MTVi Group and music Netco RioPort will bow what they claim to be the first retail music download service with the blessing of all five major music labels, just days after three of those majors…
News Corp. deputy chief operating officer Lachlan Murdoch said the company plans to move forward with an initial public offering of Sky Global Networks when -- and if -- market conditions improve.
Buena Vista Intl. Television has sold "Wingspan," the feature length doc on Paul McCartney's post-Beatles career, to the U.K.'s Channel 4.
The Walt Disney Co. has inked a blind script deal with comic scribe Tim Herlihy ("The Wedding Singer") worth seven figures.
Canuck broadcast regulator the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has given CanWest Global Communications a two-month reprieve from the commish's order to have CanWest its…