Scholastic Prods., creators of TV's top-rated kids show "Goosebumps," has inked a deal with HBO to produce a live-action, six-part special series to debut in the fall.
British Sky Broadcasting is looking to acquire around a dozen theatrical films a year, mostly from American producers, to be showcased exclusively on the satcaster's pay-movie channel without a U.K…
Fox Family Channel has pacted with the Harvey Entertainment Co. to license 65 half-hour segs from the classic "Harveytoons" cartoon library as part of an overall marketing push by Harvey to sell the…
Izzy Asper's CanWest Global Communications has upped its stake in Ulster TV, the ITV franchise for Northern Ireland, from 12.1% to 29.9% after acquiring a package of shares from Scottish Media Group.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. announced a definitive agreement Tuesday to acquire Sullivan Broadcast Holdings in a stock purchase valued between $950 million and $1 billion.
A new crop of syndie specials are in bloom this month, led by Tribune Entertainment's underwater expose "Titanic: Secrets Revealed."
Channel 4 has officially confirmed its imminent plans to roll all its existing film production and distribution activities into a stand-alone company, dubbed Film Four Ltd.
Henny Youngman, the undisputed king of the one-liners, whose quip "Take my wife -- please," defines a comedic style, died Tuesday in New York. He was 92.
Discovery Channel plans to launch a Saturday-morning kids lineup of original shows in October in hopes of attracting some money out of the imminent kids upfront, execs from the cable network said.
EXCLUSIVEActress Meg Ryan's production company, Prufrock Pictures, has signed an exclusive, two-year deal at Polygram TV to develop longform projects and drama series.
In a radical departure from programming practices of the past decade, French webs and producers have finally accepted what the international market has known for awhile: The one-hour drama format can…