Walt Disney TV Intl. Latin America has sold Colombian kiddie novela "Baby Sister" to broadcasters Televisa in Mexico and Azul TV in Argentina, marking its first foray into the soap genre.
Merger talks with EMI are going smoothly, according to Bertelsmann prexy Thomas Middelhoff, who added that the German media giant was getting into shape for a public listing in the next few years.
Oh, what at tangled web they weave, indeed: Columbia Pictures is offering a $25,000 reward for any tip that leads to the safe return of four "Spider-Man" costumes that went missing from the pic's set…
Warburg Pincus is betting an initial outlay of $10 million that two industry veterans will be able to create a thriving business out of packaging new cable networks for the fast-arriving age of…
The Apollo Theater Foundation has announced the formation of its new management team. Derek Johnson, a senior exec at AOL Time Warner, has been named president of the Apollo Theater Foundation…
Reality formats are once again hot on the Croisette.
Jerry Bruckheimer Films has purchased the film rights, based on a five-page book proposal, to "The Bureau and the Mole" by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Vise.
Charlotte Rampling will officially open the 2001 Cannes Film Festival on May 9, fest prexy Gilles Jacob announced Wednesday. She will also present the final awards on May 20.
EchoStar Communications Corp. is negotiating to take an equity stake of up to 5% in Korea Digital Satellite Broadcasting, scheduled to launch at the end of the year.
Republicans and Democrats are debating the merits of Comedy Central's new show "That's My Bush" -- at least that's what Comedy Central wants people to think.
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