Independent production and foreign sales company Initial Entertainment Group has hired Shelly Glasser and Jon Kuyper to oversee the company's expanding production and acquisitions slate.
Rupert Murdoch's British Sky Broadcasting will launch a digital platform in the U.K. and immediately plans to order 1 million signal decoders worth almost $400 million.
Paragon Entertainment Corp. has inked a deal to raise its stake in animation house Lacewood Prods. Inc. to 75% from 50%.
Continuing its plans to develop programming tiers in one of the world's fastest-growing cable markets, Globo subsidiary NET Brasil is seeking tenders for an equipment deal worth around $150 million…
The new TV ratings program guidelines may provide a shield for broadcasters to pro-vide even more primetime bathroom humor, said Senate Communications Subcommittee chairman Conrad Burns (R-Mont.)…
TV Azteca CEO Ricardo Salinas Pliego is on the road this month, drumming up interest in a $350 million debt offering the broadcaster plans to make in early February.
Warner Bros. has signed Chicago White Sox slugger Albert Belle, baseball's highest-paid player, to its endorsement roster for its new WB Sport brand of sports apparel and merchandise.
Patrick Stewart, widely known as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard in the TV series "Star Trek: The Next Generation," has confirmed to star in "Dad Savage" for Polygram Film Intl.
Phillip Muhl has been promoted to senior vice president, business and legal affairs, for Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group.
Spain's top-rated private station Antena 3 has taken a 15% stake in Spanish digital platform CanalSatelite Digital (CSD).
America Online agreed Wednesday to reimburse customers in 35 states who have been unable to log on to the subscription-based service.