After 10 days of screening network series, a sampling of top foreign TV buyers found they were "generally satisfied" with this year's programming crop, especially the renewed emphasis on dramas.
Cartoon Network Europe, the satellite and cable toon operation, has signed its first co-production agreement with French animation company Alphanim.
CBS prexy Leslie Moonves kicked off the Eye web's yearly affil confab Wednesday by telling station reps they should bet on major changes in the net-affil relationship in the coming years.
Pearson TV is setting up a consumer products division to exploit the offscreen potential of the company's brands and programs.
HBO's "The Sopranos" racked up five noms from the Television Critics Assn., including program of the year and outstanding new program.
DirecTV Japan said Wednesday that it is approaching the 285,000 subscriber mark, but plans a marketing push as its new-subscriber numbers have fallen below 10,000 a month.
NBC Studios has inked a two-year, seven-figure overall deal with David Zucker and Gil Netter, who worked together on two of the "Naked Gun" movies and on the film "BASEketball."
The Latino Laugh Festival is headed to Los Angeles next year, organizers confirmed on the eve of the fest's fourth annual gathering in San Antonio, Texas.
Nickelodeon's first original Saturday morning show will compete head-to-head with the hottest kids series on TV, the WB's "Pokemon."
Leeza Gibbons Enterprises has signed a deal with E! Entertainment TV to produce a series of quarterly hourlong specials, hosted by Gibbons, focusing on pop-culture issues.
CBS and Time Warner's TBS and TNT have bought the TV rights to 20th Century Fox's hit theatrical "Entrapment" in a shared window.