A top Showtime executive urged the cable industry not to give away for free a video-on-demand platform that could add tens of millions of dollars a year to the bottom line.
British cable group NTL pulled off one of the world's biggest corporate rescues Tuesday, coaxing bondholders to accept a record $10.6 billion corporate bond default in return for company ownership.
ZDF Enterprises, the commercial arm of German pubcaster ZDF, and the U.K.'s Channel 4 Intl. announced Tuesday they will co-produce documentaries aimed at the international market.
Rai Trade, international sales and marketing arm of Italo pubcaster RAI, has transferred its annual Rai Trade Screenings from Portofino to Taormina.
Universal and Greece's Star Channel have struck a multiyear deal giving Star the terrestrial TV rights to the studio's library of film and TV product.
Fox Kids Europe has picked up 26 half-hour episodes of toon series "Roboroach" from Germany's RTV Family Entertainment.
German kidvidder EM.TV, facing collateral damage from Kirch Media's insolvency, has sold "The Hoobs," produced by the Jim Henson Co., to children's channel KI.KA and pubcaster ZDF, it announced at…
Mip TV met the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday as Catherine Deneuve, Rupert Everett, Nastassja Kinski and Leelee Sobieski held court at the Martinez to plug "Liaisons Dangereuses," the TV miniseries…
Some reality shows may have peaked, but the genre is still increasing its presence on television around the world, according to a survey unveiled at the Mip TV trade show in Cannes on Tuesday.
The UK's Granada has inked a third format co-production deal with a continental European production company, this time France's Glem TV, a subsid of French broadcaster TF1.
MGM has sold the German terrestrial TV rights to upcoming James Bond 007 pic "Die Another Day" to RTL Television, it was announced at the MIP-TV mart in Cannes today.