King World's failure to develop any syndicated hits inhouse in the last decade has led Viacom to boost Terry Wood to president of creative affairs and development for both King World Prods. and…
Crowned the best new band of 2005 by a BBC poll and by Brit music mag NME and feted by Rolling Stone and MTV, the Bravery have succeeded in snagging an instant following. The band signed to Island in…
The Mouse House and Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 TV group have extended their multiyear licensing agreement for features, series and animated product, including major upcoming pics "Pirates of the…
Plural Entertainment, the audiovisual content arm of Spain's media conglom Grupo Prisa, has inked a co-production and distribution pact with Colombia's Caracol Television.
"Ray" and Usher both have something to sing about, drawing the most nominations Wednesday for the 36th annual NAACP Image awards. Jamie Foxx received three acting noms, one each for his work in…
The strong geopolitical leanings of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival are very much present in its complete competition lineup, announced Thursday.
Former EMI Europe chief Emmanuel de Buretel returned to the business Thursday when he inked an exclusive licensing deal with Warner Music Intl. for his new venture, Because Music.
London's "big three" new musicals -- "The Woman in White," "The Producers" and "Mary Poppins" -- grabbed 22 nominations among them Thursday for the Laurence Olivier Awards.
Mel Brooks' movie "Spaceballs," a wacky 1987 sendup of sci-fiers like "Star Wars," is being retooled for the small screen via a three-way project involving the producer, MGM TV and little-known…