German kidvidder TV Loonland has wholly acquired Salsa Distribution, a European-based Latin American-aimed distributor of TV, video and merchandising.
Marcus Plantin leads a double life. By day, the vet TV exec is director of programs for ITV network station London Weekend Television, Granada Media's biggest broadcasting business. By night, he…
MTV has upped Salli Frattini to the post of senior VP-executive in charge of production.
Mexico's rival stations Televisa and TV Azteca will be competing at Mipcom to sign the country's first reality format. Televisa VP of programming Alberto Ciurana admitted, "They are very attractive…
Everest Connections, attempting to offer broadband services in Kansas City, has complained to the FCC that Time Warner stifles competition by striking exclusive agreements with manufacturers of…
Gwyneth Paltrow is near a commitment to star for Miramax in "View From the Top," a romantic comedy to be directed by Bruno Barreto. The film, about a small-town woman trying to achieve her goal of…
"Big Brother" could save the day for struggling netlet TV3, the first private station in Switzerland.
Star TV's first-ever inhouse Chinese feature is a $1.3 million pic that toplines a bunch of unknowns.
The European Commission is extending its investigation into the future Vivendi Universal for another 11 days to examine new guarantees on competition.
Joel and Ethan Coen's "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" will kick off this year's American Film Institute Festival, to be held Oct. 19-26. A tribute to filmmaker Philip Kaufman and the L.A. preem of his…
Negotiators for striking actors and advertisers, meeting for the eighth consecutive day Monday, continued to hammer out details of a possible settlement to the five-month work stoppage and will meet…