World Brief: Latin America
MTV OY, the holding company for Finnish commercial channel MTV3, and Finland's Aamulehti Corp., together are taking a 23.4% share in Swedish commercial channel TV4.
Nelvana, Canada's largest animation producer, announced Tuesday that it has inked a deal to acquire Windlight Studios, a Minneapolis-based 3-D TV producer.
Fox veteran Victoria Quoss has left the network distribution fold for a newly created senior management post with Fox Sports.
Telewest, the U.K.'s second-biggest cable operator, has dropped carriage of the History Channel U.K., at the same time sealing long-term deals with CNN Intl., TNT Classic Movies and Cartoon Network.
World Brief: Germany
The volume of Australian film and TV production in the 12 months ending June 30 jumped by 23% over the prior year to A$366 million ($267 million) --- but the bad news for the Aussie industry was the…
Actor-comedian Sinbad got the official nod Tuesday as the new host of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's syndie latenight talker "Vibe" (Daily Variety, Oct. 21).