"Os Normais" (The Regular Ones), based on the popular TV comedy of the same name, sold 421,000 tickets in its first weekend, making it the second biggest opening of a local production in the past 10…
Sony Pictures Intl. has acquired global rights to produce and distribute private-eye series "Los Simuladores," one of Argentina's hottest shows, in a six-figure deal with broadcaster Telefe.
ESPN has reached a new multiyear agreement for rights to the Spanish Soccer League throughout Latin America and the Pacific Rim.
Rupert Murdoch's Indian satcasting operation, Star News, has teamed with Indian media group ABP to broadcast its 24-hour news service in a deal finally acceptable to the government.
Even with "Everybody Loves Raymond" and "CSI: Miami" in repeats, CBS topped its competition Monday in adults 18-49 and other key categories, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen. Fox's…
Bill Mechanic's Pandemonium has closed an output deal for terrestrial TV with Spanish broadcaster Telecinco. Accord was announced Monday by Telecinco CEO Paolo Vasile.
UPN is betting on crime -- and some seasoned scribe-producers -- as it puts the finishing touches on its drama development for fall 2004. Producers Barry Josephson, Denise Di Novi and Aaron Spelling…
Southern California's rampaging wildfires have been stretching Hollywood's nerves, with a blaze partially destroying a set for "The Aviator" in the Simi Valley area over the weekend. The raging fires…
A weeklong wave of nostalgia yielded strong numbers for VH1. Ten-part "I Love the 80s Strikes Back" averaged more than 1.2 million total viewers during its run Oct. 20-24.
Time Warner Cable of New York City has created its first digital tier, and early buzz centered as much on the networks that didn't make it as the ones that did.
Army Archerd: Just for Variety