Media giant Organizacoes Globo is trying to cut its TV rights costs for the 2006 World Cup soccer finals, to be held in Germany.
CBS, NBC and Fox took turns beating up on ABC last week, as the Alphabet net remained out of the ratings race.
UPN drama "Platinum" received modest sampling in its Monday preview episode, delivering numbers on par with the net's comedies on the night.
Showtime will adapt the Leroy Aarons novel "Prayers for Bobby" into a TV movie. David Permut ("Face/Off"), Daniel Sladek ("Tale of the Mummy") and Chris Taaffe ("Thank Heaven") will executive produce…
CBS scored a rather easy ratings victory on Monday, capturing five of six half-hours among adults 18-49 behind its "Everybody Loves Raymond"-led comedy block and drama "CSI: Miami," according to…
Germany's Deutsche Bank is expected to finalize the sale of its cable unit Tele Columbus to one of the two remaining bidders by the end of the month.
Teutonic comedy writers and producers joined colleagues from the U.K. for the first British-German Comedy Summit, held Saturday and Sunday at the British Embassy in Berlin.
The Australian Screen Directors Assn. fears that the Oz government may cave in to pressure from the U.S. to scrap the rule demanding 80% of TV commercials be locally produced.
Turner Broadcasting's TBS, TNT and the WB have engineered a joint buy of two 20th Century Fox movies, "Unfaithful" and "Drumline," for a license fee of between $4 million and $5 million each.
Scribes Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah ("Just Shoot Me") have signed on as exec producers/showrunners for the Touchstone comedy pilot "Platonically Incorrect" as part of an exclusive development deal with…