German kidvidder EM.TV has inked a $3.5 million three-year rights and co-production deal with Hong Kong's First Asia Entertainment.
French Culture Minister Catherine Tasca officially opened the Mipcom TV mart Monday, cutting the ribbon at one entrance to the Palais des Festivals while harried TV execs were frisked by security…
Rai Trade, the distribution arm of Italian pubcaster RAI, pacted Monday with Liberty Intl. Entertainment, giving the L.A.-based distribution company U.S., Canadian and, where available, Latin…
European culture channel Arte and the BBC Monday inked an open-ended cooperation pact at Mipcom to develop and produce around 10 projects a year.
The Writers Guild of America West has signed the writing staff on ABC's "The Weakest Link" to its minimum basic agreement.
Sony Entertainment Television has signed top Hindi film actress Madhuri Dixit to host "Shubh Vivah" (Sacred Wedding), the first matchmaker show on local television.
Bollore Investissements and its affiliate Euromedia Television jointly purchased the Societe Francais de Production, France's ailing state-owned TV production company, on Monday, ending months of…
TV Academy officials and CBS execs were understandably nauseous Sunday night, after a grueling day-long ride on the Emmy-go-round.
Hollywood tradition dictates the show must go on -- but the television community now seems poised to throw in the towel on the 53rd annual Emmy Awards.
Nobody ever confused E!'s news with CNN, but on Sunday both cable networks were busy covering their respective beats live and in detail.
The National Network (TNN) stunned observers throughout the cable industry last year when it ponied up a stratospheric $365 million to Paramount for exclusive rights to the reruns of three "Star…