American-born Italian film director Peter Del Monte will be artistic supervisor on a series of six films for TV by young filmmakers for leading Italian commercial TV player Mediaset.
Sid Sheinberg and Universal Pictures confirmed Tuesday that they have parted ways, ending their exclusive arrangement (Daily Variety, June 10).
Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ is closing down its regional stations as part of a repositioning move to make the web more competitive.
Peter Scolari has signed to star as inventor-father Wayne Szalinskiin Buena Vista TV's "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The Series," a primetime hour that debuts this fall.
Canada's biggest telephone company, Bell Canada, says it will give independent production companies C$12 million ($8.8 million) over the next 2-1/2 years to encourage the development of multimedia…
Former "Today" anchor Bryant Gumbel will be the lone host of "The 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards" Sept. 14 on CBS, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced Tuesday.
Mike Newell and Alan Greenspan's Dogstar Films is joining forces in London with David Parfitt and Liz Barron's Parfitt Prods. to form Dogstar U.K.
HBO Enterprises has lined up three foreign co-production partners for its 13-hour docudrama "From the Earth to the Moon": France's Canal Plus, Germany's CLT/ufa and Spain's Sogecable.
Jonathan Frakes' Goepp Circle Prods. has inked a two-year, first-look arrangement with Paramount Pictures, under which the actor-helmer will develop and direct an unspecified number of feature films.
CBS has named a new general manager of its Boston O&O station in the first exec shift under new CBS Stations prexy Mel Karmazin.