Canuck kids producer and distrib Nelvana Ltd. has acquired all global development, production, distribution, and merchandise licensing rights to the property "Puff the Magic Dragon" from Peter Yarrow…
With half the November sweeps now completed, primetime Nielsen results show NBC with a tough fight on its hands for both the households and adults 18-49 crowns, with leads of just a 10th of a point…
The state TV broadcaster of India, Doordarshan (DD), is on an aggressive buying spree for sports events, particularly international Cricket.
The Disney Channel moved another step toward shifting completely from a pay- to a basic-cable network by signing a seven-year deal with the National Cable TV Cooperative, a consortium of cable…
Broadcasters may be one step closer to a definition of what makes an educational children's television show.
London's Bridge is falling down. Columbia Pictures and Canal Plus officially announced Thursday that they would not renew their formal partnership on the Bridge, the London-based company that…
Canadian Satellite Communications has acquired Star Choice through a reorganization and share exchange agreement worth in excess of C$100 million ($65 million).
The Goodman Theater revival of "Death of a Salesman" has confirmed a Broadway stand: It will open at the Eugene O'Neill Theater on Feb. 10 -- 50 years to the day from the Gotham bow (at the Morosco…
Girl power ruled at the fifth annual MTV Europe Music Awards, presented Thursday in Milan, with mistress of ceremonies Jenny McCarthy as the show's first female host and major prizes going to…
Germany's Jugendfilm has inked a distribution deal with 20th Century Fox whereby the Hollywood major will handle all Jugendfilm titles, both theatrically and for home entertainment.
"Blade" helmer Stephen Norrington and his producing partner Matthew Justice have signed a deal with Summit Entertainment to finance and distribute their next pic, "The Last Minute."