The Sci Fi Channel has inked a deal with multihyphenate filmmaker Chris Mancini for his short film "Skins." Cabler will air the short, along with an interview with Mancini, on April 26 as part of its…
Canal Plus may cooperate in acquisition of rights for sports events and Hollywood films with the production/broadcast group just formed from the merger of Pearson TV and CLT-Ufa.
"Saturday Night Live," the longest-running comedy show in the history of television, was inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame on Monday during a joint National Assn. of Broadcasters/TVB…
News Corp.'s Asian satcaster Star TV will participate in a consortium to develop direct-to-home satellite broadcasting in South Korea.
Television industry veterans Herman Rush and Alvin Cooperman have formed Infotainment Intl., an Internet production company that plans to launch 18 Web sites at a cost of $45 million over the next…
There was a hint of triumph in the way that France's new culture minister Catherine Tasca renewed her acquaintance with old friends in the French broadcasting world at Mip TV on Monday. It had been…
TV and legit have at least one thing in common these days: They love biographies. Bio plays, however, tend to be as much fiction as fact, and since copyright is sometimes involved, the legal process…
Turner Sports and the recently formed Women's United Soccer Assn. have signed an exclusive four-year national cable television deal to broadcast WUSA games on TNT and CNN/Sports Illustrated.
Harvey Entertainment has inked a deal to serve as Film Roman's international sales rep.
German broadcaster RTL and Hallmark Entertainment have extended an existing output deal for another three years. Deal has been expanded to include the co-production of a minimum of three of…
Viacom chairman-CEO Sumner Redstone opened the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab here Monday with a rallying cry for "old" media.
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