Jim Henson Prods. was granted 2.7 million marks ($ 1.65 million) for the 26 -part series "The Secret Life of Toys" by Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Europe's second-richest subsidy fund.
Independent producer Michael R. Barnard has won the film and TV rights to the 1990 best-seller "A Venom in the Blood," the story of the nations' first husband-and-wife serial killers.
Century 21, an American-backed investment group, has been awarded control of the Czech Republic's first independent nationwide television channel.
Fox Broadcasting Co. senior VP of affiliates Preston Padden and Fox TV Stations VP of corporate and legal affairs Molly Pauker have taken on additional responsibilities at News Corp., the parent…
After more than four months of arbitration hearings and 2,500 pages of testimony, the Directors Guild of America has decided to drop its case challenging ABC's firing of a former stage manager…
NBC has confirmed a renewal of "Wings" for the 1993-94 season--providing an endorsement and boost for the Paramount Network TV comedy after the web bumped the show from its coveted post-"Cheers" time…
HBO Independent Prods. has quietly gone outside its parent Time Warner family to enter into a two-year syndie output deal with Columbia Pictures Television Distribution.
CBS, NBC and Fox Broadcasting Co. are expected to take some sort of action this week against the Primetime Emmy Awards as retaliation over the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' exclusive…
Mercedes Ruehl, last year's supporting actress Oscar-winner for "The Fisher King," will be waking up early on Feb. 17 to announce the Oscar nominations at 5 :30 a.m. with Academy president Robert…
Jan Craven has been upped to director, client and group relations, MCA Television Group, with responsibilities including facilitating communications among all the group's divisions.
Anne-Marie Johnson, in her sixth and final season on the MGM drama "In the Heat of the Night," has entered into an exclusive holding deal with CBS to star in a new half-hour comedy series.