Film funding body Filmstiftung NRW has awarded E5 million ($6.5 million) for eight movie and TV projects at its first allocation session this year.
Local paybox I-Cable Communications is making the jump from TV to film. It plans to produce 20 features over the next two years. Move will be spearheaded by Siuming Tsui, a film producer and director…
Chum Television's City-tv, already operating in Toronto and Vancouver, is set to expand to the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Manitoba.
President Bush's first State of the Union address of his second term attracted 40% of the available primetime audience Wednesday night, making it the least-watched such speech in five years.
The Canuck production industry suffered yet another body blow with Thursday's release of a grim report indicating the film and TV industries are continuing to decline.
Canuck media company Bell Globemedia, owned by telco giant BCE, posted 2004 revenue of C$1.4 billion ($1.1 billion), up 4.2% from a year earlier. Full-year operating income was $193 million, up 43.7%…
A channel devoted to Nordic fare, Skandinavia, is set to launch later this year.
MSNBC topper Rick Kaplan has announced the signing of Tucker Carlson as host for a new primetime show to debut sometime in the second quarter.
A&E has upped Nancy Dubuc to senior vice president of nonfiction and alternative programming. Gotham-based exec has been the driving force behind the reality series -- including "Airline" and…
Showtime is committed to breathing life into "Huff" -- and has gotten a head start on its Emmy campaign.
Networks raced to squeeze in several more drama pilots Wednesday, while NBC picked up one new laffer project, ABC has two more sitcoms and Tom Everett Scott has joined the cast of Fox's Pamela…