BBC Worldwide, BBC Films and Canada's Eclectic Media are partnering to produce "The Snow Queen," at $12 million, the biggest BBC feature film to date.
To howls of protest from Kiwi indies and broadcasters, the New Zealand government has abandoned the funding of broadcasting through license fees in favor of general taxation.
TBS, which made "The Andy Griffith Show" its flagship off-network sitcom for more than a decade after the superstation went up on the satellite in 1976, will lose the series to Nick at Nite's TV Land…
Director E.D. Maytum is putting together a $1.1 million indie pic called "The Wintry Fever" about a young man trying to jumpstart his life.
Viacom's MTV Networks will spin off its online music venture into a separate publicly traded company in the next nine to 15 months, MTV chairman Tom Freston revealed Thursday, in the wake of an…
Spyglass Entertainment has inked a new equity partner, Portugal's media conglomerate Lusomundo. The deal includes a five-year pact to distribute Spyglass product throughout Portugal.
Long-touted legislation forcing Oz feevee drama channels to spend a minimum 10% of annual programming expenditure on new local drama production is likely to be tabled in Parliament next month. The…
Netlet UPN officially took the wraps off Thursday on a new lineup designed to repair the damage from last year's ill-fated attempt to reach a broad audience while solidifying its budding image as a…
Michael Ovitz will make his first foray onto the Internet this summer with CheckOut.com, a Web site that will sell videos, music and videogames, while promoting the artists behind the goods. Ovitz…
Dimension Films has signed a worldwide, first-look production deal with comic book publishing and film production company Platinum Studios.