Several top Hollywood studios are unofficially boycotting NBC in a high-stakes game of development chicken over the hot-button issues of network ownership and long-term license fees.
FROM MIPCOMIn a tongue-in-cheek speech during the traditional Beta Brunch at the Mipcom convention here, Kirch Group managing director Jan Mojto on Tuesday welcomed guests to BetaFilm's "first…
Brit thesp Helen Baxendale, best known in the U.S. as David Schwimmer's bride on "Friends," has signed to star with Kevin Spacey and Linda Fiorentino in Icon Ent. and Little Bird Prods.' "Ordinary…
The convergence of technology spawned by Gotham's Silicon Alley with the creative energy of the television, film and commercial production community is a hot topic.
FROM MIPCOMMipcom tipped its hat toward the Canadian market Tuesday with a series of lectures focusing on the country's ascension as the world's No. 2 TV exporter. But despite its impressive export…
Sony Corporation of America has named Emily H. Susskind, senior VP of interactive services, reporting to SCA president Howard Stringer.
If Cablevision Systems Corp. succeeds in buying the New York Yankees -- a negotiation that heated up in mid-September -- the baseball team will be the crown jewel in the cable operator's…
The new UPN Monday lineup, featuring the controversial Lincoln sitcom "The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer," has sustained a serious blow with its premiere performances, settling for Nielsens that…
Broadcasters proudly announced Tuesday that at least 42 digital TV stations -- 16 more high-definition outlets than previously expected -- will be up and running next month.
FROM MIPCOMFrench private network M6 has inked a strategic partnership with Canada's Group TVA which will include a series of co-productions, the launch of a home shopping channel in Canada and the…
Further expanding its music portfolio, Buena Vista Music Group has launched a Latin division that will be headed by industry vet Joe Trevino.