Kerry Packer's Channel Nine will be beamed across India by the national broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) beginning Aug. 1. The media giant from Australia has bagged the 7-9 p.m. primetime daily slot on…
The kids TV phenom "Teletubbies" posted international sales of £32.3 million ($48.7 million) for the year ending March 31, its best performance yet and still BBC Worldwide's single most important…
Since Sean McNamara and David Brookwell became partners two years ago to work on family movies and TV shows, the duo have spent $30 million on various projects, including "Even Stevens," a half-hour…
Showtime has greenlit production on the original telefilm "The Last Debate," a political drama based on the novel by PBS' Jim Lehrer.
It's poultry in motion: NBC has picked up the broadcast rights to DreamWorks' "Chicken Run" after ABC passed on the animated comedy.
Telefonica, Kinowelt tilt for Artisan stake Spain’s Telefonica and Germany’s fast-growing distrib heavyweight Kinowelt Medien have emerged as two finalists angling to take a stake in Artisan…
StudioCanal chief Vincent Grimond has vehemently defended the role of Canal Plus' production and distribution subsidiary, saying that it and Universal would "remain two distinct companies."
KCAL made a big comeback at this year's Los Angeles Area Emmys, dominating the pack with nine gold statuettes, compared with only one the previous year.
Startup AsSeenIn.com has pacted for online sales of products from "Resurrection Blvd." and "Soul Food," two skeins set to bow at the end of the month on Showtime.
Rupert Murdoch's general-entertainment cable networks FX and Fox Family Channel have jointly engineered their biggest theatrical-movie buy ever, ponying up about $120 million to purchase 54 pictures…
Actor Robert Wagner has sued Aaron Spelling Prods. for $20 million, alleging that he was cheated out of profits on the phenomenally successful Fox television show "Beverly Hills 90210."