StudioCanal did not pick up foreign distribution rights to “Tadpole.” Information was incorrect in Wednesday’s paper. * * * NBC’s plan to eliminate commercials in the opening half-hour of primetime…
An estimated two out of every three Americans have watched at least some of NBC's Winter Olympics coverage as the Salt Lake City Games head for the home stretch.
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New Zealand TV veteran Ian Fraser is the new head of pubcaster TVNZ.
French pay TV programmer MultiThematiques has inked a direct-to-home exclusive deal for its Eurochannel pay service with Sky Mexico, effective March 1.
France Television Intl., German pubcaster ZDF, France's Arte, U.K.-based Fremantle Media, Spain's Planeta and Filmax, and Spanish producers' body Fapae are among companies that have signed up for…
The number of subscribers to Canal Plus's pay TV channel fell last year for the first time, down 60,000 to 4.56 million.
Animation company Pentamedia Graphics has bagged a $10 million program commission from Korean broadcaster ANI 21 to create character models and sets for an animation project called "Sea Wars."
Rupert Murdoch's News Television India will go public in early 2003. The company plans a listing on the Mumbai and Delhi stock exchanges.
Sony Entertainment Network is planning to launch new local channels and boost the production of feature films made in India.
Pop svengali Simon Fuller is reportedly set to seal a £35 million ($50 million) deal that would see Fox Television bring the "Pop Idol" format to the U.S.