Turner's HBO has been rated the top channel in India and Asia by cable operators.
German giant the Kirch Group and Elie Samaha's Franchise Pictures have officially unveiled an agreement that will see Kirch take the rights to several Franchise titles for continental Europe (Daily…
The directors of German skinhead pic "Oi! Warning" have been forced to cancel appearances after receiving death threats from skinheads angered by the pic's gay theme.
Go Racing, a consortium set up by BSkyB, Channel 4 and Arena Leisure to bid for the media rights to horse racing in the U.K., has all but clinched a £400 million ($575 million) deal that could end up…
One of Spain's biggest indie production houses, Cesar Benitez's Boca Group, is in talks to partner with several European communications groups.
Warner Bros. veteran Kevin Byles has been appointed vice president and general manager at ChumCity Intl.
Michael Ovitz is learning a tough lesson this fall: In the TV biz, success can actually be more costly than failure. In its first year, Ovitz's fledgling Artists Television Group has chalked up a…
The first of the Barry Diller-owned local stations to bow is down to just one locally produced show. Miami-USA, better known as WAMI-69, is canceling its news show "The Times" and will lay off about…
In an unlikely coupling, Chris and Paul Weitz, the brothers behind gross-out hit "American Pie" are set to direct the bigscreen adaptation of Nick Hornby's most recent novel, "About a Boy."
Gotham's daily theater reviewers were all but unanimous in their sour reactions to Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's "Seussical," which opened at the Richard Rodgers Theater on Nov. 30.
Tribune Entertainment Co. has declared syndie action hour "Mutant X" a firm go for 2001 and hired Philip Segal as senior VP for scripted programming and development.