The British kids TV phenom "Teletubbies" is coming to the U.S.'s PBS network in April. The initial three-year, 40-episode deal involves "a significant figure, as lucrative a sale for us as it would…
The National Endowment for the Arts may be under attack on Capitol Hill, but that didn't stop the federal arts agency from awarding its prestigious National Medal of Arts to nine artists including…
Discovery Communications, one of the U.S. companies at the center of activity at the ongoing Mipcom TV trade show, unveiled two ambitious programming arrangements Sunday.
Oprah Winfrey's Harpo Films has inked an exclusive, three-year international distribution deal with Hamdon Entertainment for Harpo's longform TV productions.
Munich police inspector Derrick is not the only German cop solving cases on TV screens around the world. While pubcaster ZDF's veteran detective remains an international hit, other German TV…
On Friday, one day after the East wing of the Writers Guild dropped a bomb on Hollywood, the union appeared nonplused and uncertain what to do next.
"The Peacemaker," DreamWorks' long-awaited feature debut, led the weekend with a less-than-explosive $12.5 million gross, edging out Paramount's leggy sophomore "In & Out" and Fox's surprisingly…
The Walt Disney Co. must pay $10.3 million in damages to European publishing and licensing firm Marsu, a U.S. District Court judge ruled Friday.
Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone's firing of Frank Biondi has turned out to be the best thing that could have happened to Biondi --- financially and career-wise.
The new management team at recently re-capitalized Live Entertainment has been rounded out with the naming of two new executive VPs, both from inside company ranks.
MGM pounced on the specialty film market Friday, announcing the formation of Goldwyn Films, a production, acquisition and overseas sales unit headed by London-based Ciby Sales execs Wendy Palmer…