Vet Catalan helmer Franscesc Bellmunt, one of the driving forces behind the renaissance of Barcelona-based filmmaking in the 1970s, has created a new springboard for Catalan filmmaking.
BSkyB's Sky News regained the title of news channel of the year beating BBC News 24 in what was a dismal night for the pubcaster at the Royal Television Society's Television Journalism Awards.
Karma has descended on 20th Century Fox and NBC, which have finally struck an agreement to bring hit comedy "My Name Is Earl" to digital platforms.
The Weinstein Co.'s Genius Products and Sesame Workshop have signed a distribution and co-production pact.
Rising scribes Liz Craft and Sarah Fain ("The Shield") have sealed a seven-figure overall deal with 20th Century Fox TV.
The BBC is heading for a 24-hour strike that unions claim will cause serious disruption to news shows. In all, 600 technical staff have voted to walk out Feb. 26 over compulsory job cuts.
VH1 is getting into an unusual sideline -- the weight-loss biz. For the new season of its reality skein "Celebrity Fit Club," net is launching a paid-subscription site that will dispense diet advice…
Shout Factory is partnering with Upright Citizens Brigade for a HDTV special and DVD based on the improv troupe's long-running "Asssscat" show.
In what figures to be one of the biggest TV deals of the year, "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry has inked a four-year, eight-figure overall pact with ABC Television Studio.
CBS picks up The Untitled Kohan/Mutchnick project, a half-hour, office-set buddy laffer about a pair of friends and writing partners. One of them is straight, the other gay.
"Let's Play Crosswords," Merv Griffin's first major gameshow since "Wheel of Fortune" and "Jeopardy," has landed a big syndication deal with five NBC-owned stations, including WNBC New York, KNBC Los…