FROM MIP TVSBS, the hottest station group in Europe, used the Mip TV trade shop in Cannes on Wednesday to outline its powered-up corporate vision and programming strategy.
"Baywatch," the most widely seen American show in history, has just been picked up by what is arguably the last territory in the world still without the bosom and biceps series -- Papua New Guinea.
Casting has been completed for Conor McPherson's newest play, "This Lime Tree Bower," which bows next month Off Broadway at Primary Stages.
Just a few weeks after picking it up off turnaround from Fox 2000, New Line has tapped Chris Eyre ("Smoke Signals") to direct "Roustabout," to which Winona Ryder is attached to star.
Marking the biggest revolution in film financing for Barcelona pic production in years, the government of Catalonia has committed $20 million in low-interest credit facilities for the local industry…
In response to Mediaset joining forces with Germany's Kirch Gruppe to create a production and acquisition pole in Europe, its Italian arch-rival RAI is considering a strategic alliance with some…
Earnings were up significantly in the second quarter for Canuck entertainment company CanWest Global Communications, primarily due to a C$13.4 million ($8.9 million) dividend from the company's…
Thesps Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings and a Funeral") and Jon Lovitz ("NewsRadio") are set to join Tracey Ullman and Michael Rapaport in the rapidly expanding ensemble for Woody Allen's next directorial…
The German antitrust commission has given the Kirch Group the greenlight for a majority takeover of pay TV broadcaster Premiere.
An NBC exec attending the Mip television market had a lucky escape early Tuesday when an attempt to kidnap him and extort money was foiled by a chance police road check.