Like their colleagues to the south, Canuck network TV execs had their schedules -- and business plans -- rattled by the recent Writers Guild of America strike.
On the heels of a recent sale to the U.S., Argentina is expanding fiction exports, a movement that is spawning globally focused productions and greater competition.
As with everything else in China this year, the TV biz's focus is firmly on the Beijing Olympic Games in August, which promises to be a broadcasting bonanza while providing Chinese firms with an…
Aussie buyers will have one of their busiest Mip trips in recent memory, because each of the major webs has launched additional high-definition channels -- all of which are hungry for content.
Crime series, especially quality ones from the U.K., are as hot as ever for the Nordic buyers -- while reality shows, especially the ones labeled as "mean," are no longer in vogue.
With the local market heating up and the national currency continuing to rout the U.S. dollar, at least two Brazilian nets say they will increase their purchases of foreign shows this year.
Universal has acquired nonfiction tome "First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong" and will turn it into a film about the first person to set foot on the moon.
Twentieth Century Fox has scooped up Alan McElroy's action-thriller spec "Man and Wife" for mid-six figures.
DreamWorks has snapped up graphic novel "The Return of King Doug" for Ben Stiller to produce as a potential starring vehicle.
Paramount Pictures has preemptively bought "Lost City of Z," a David Grann manuscript about the search for a lost city in the Amazon, with Brad Pitt to produce the feature adaptation through his Plan…
Jennifer Aniston and producing partner Kristin Hahn have formed Echo Films, a company that will start with a first-look deal at Universal Pictures.