The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to start a Hindi-lingo news channel, spending $10 million as initial investment on it.
Blighty indie producer Box TV is in talks with Pathe and Miramax to secure U.K. and U.S. theatrical releases for its £3 million ($4.8 million) biopic "Boudica," starring Alex Kingston.
TNN has renewed Stone Stanley Entertainment's hidden camera comedy gameshow "Oblivious" for a second season.
The folks over at UPN are playing a game of connect-the-dots -- but nothing is taking shape. The struggling 8-year-old weblet's primetime sked continues to be comprised of disparate nights of…
The European Union looks set to find the Danish government guilty of granting 587.8 million ($93.7 million) in excessive subsidies to pubcaster TV2 between 1995 and 2002.
While Mosaic and the Firm are betting big on diversification, one successful young management company is taking a more traditional approach: Benderspink.
Anyone who thinks TV is still a get-rich-quick biz should look at the calendar. Squeaking out 100 episodes of a sitcom no longer guarantees a syndie windfall. The power to reap back-end profits from…
There were actually two Powells trying to control the message last week -- with varying degrees of success. The elder, of course, was U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, who presented the Bush…
The VOD epoch should, by all rights, be upon us. Delivering films electronically is cost-effective for studios, easier for consumers than going to the local videostore, and full of cross-promotional…
The old showbiz adage that timing is everything will not be lost on Nigel Pickard. On Feb. 17 the former head of children's BBC starts work at what is right now the most difficult job in British…