On the eve of the Mip TV programming sales market in Cannes, reality producer Mark Burnett unveiled a joint venture with top Gaul player Endemol France. New entity, to be called Mark Burnett Prods…
It's not just German film that's experiencing a renaissance. Teutonic TV shows and formats have been attracting plenty of foreign interest ahead of this week's MipTV content mart in Cannes.
Across the Mideast, formats remain king. The jewel in Lebanese satcaster LBC's sked remains "Star Academy," based on Endemol's "Fame Academy," while Future TV continues to pin its hope on…
The Russian TV market is in a format frenzy. And the commitments are getting longer all the time as well. Nightly doses of serial fare tend to start at 50 episodes and run up to as much as 200, as…
The Korean TV market has long been a tough nut to crack for foreign programming, in part due to regulations and viewers' support of local product.
Thanks to folks like Al Gore and Michael Moore, controversial documentaries are expected to be hot at the upcoming MipDoc in Cannes. The two-day sales bazaar unfolds this weekend on the eve of the…
In another indication of the buoyancy of the foreign TV market -- and the greater attention American companies are paying to that development -- the Petry rep firm has just inked its first…
They're trying not to lose their heads over at Showtime in the wake of big numbers for the premiere of "The Tudors." Feevee cabler's high-profile, big- budget costume drama notched 870,000 viewers…
A new international children's TV channel that aims to be the fourth force in kids' TV after Disney, Viacom and Warner Bros. was announced Tuesday.
International distributors Richard Lorber and David Fox have reteamed to distribute "Lost Tomb of Jesus" on DVD worldwide.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Non-Stop1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures -3.70%
Son of God
Son of God2Daily:$1.4M Cumulative:$31.5M Fox 8.58%
The LEGO Movie
The LEGO Movie3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$214.0M Warner Brothers 6.54%