Following persistent signs of resistance to Rupert Murdoch's moves in Italy's digital TV industry, Italy's minister for Communications Salvatore Cardinale and the political parties of the ruling…
The fast-expanding Cisneros TV Group (CTG) has confirmed its purchase of Argentine video net MuchMusic, a spin-off of the Canadian web of the same name.
John McLean's new role as exec director of the Writers Guild of America West -- if members approve him in a March referendum -- will put him on the opposite side of the table from his customary…
Fox Searchlight Pictures has snapped up worldwide rights to Killer Films' partially completed feature film "Take It Like a Man," for about $5 million, according to insiders.
Spanish-lingo broadcaster Univision Communications Inc.'s net profit dropped 77% to $7.3 million in the fourth quarter, it said Tuesday, as a onetime charge of $42.6 million masked a better…
Already one of the Latino cablers most dedicated to original fare, Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia has unveiled a three-part drive to upgrade local content and foster regional docu talent.
FROM NATPEThe buttoned-down former Universal Studios topper Frank Biondi is in talks with the hardscrabble King brothers of King World Prods. to become a consultant on mergers and acquisitions for…
Fine Line Features has paid a mid-six figures for North American rights to Jim Fall's dramatic competition entry "Trick," which first screened here Saturday.
Results of a referendum on a merger between the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists should start coming in today, according to officials from both unions.
FROM NATPE"Battle Dome" and "The Lost World" -- two titles that describe the mood among many execs at NATPE this year -- emerged with major clearance deals on the first day of horse trading in the…
Ridley and Tony Scott's Scott Free Prods. have become part of the crew team behind a new syndicated drama series centered around the CART racing circuit team owned by Paul Newman and Carl Haas.