A brave new world was hawked to international TV folk on the opening day of the 43rd Mip TV mart Monday, while French strikers kept the proceedings grounded in the present. A wildcat strike against…
Syndication and TV station vet Alan Perris has been named the new full-time leader at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Perris will join ATAS on April 10 as chief operating officer, the…
MTV will relaunch its Spanish-language MTV Espanol in the fourth quarter to target bicultural Latinos ages 12-34. Channel will be rechristened MTV Tr3s (pronounced tres, for MTV Three).
Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal's Tribeca Films is getting into the reality TV business, teaming with R.J. Cutler ("Black. White.") for a nonscripted project set up at NBC.
National Geographic has announced the “The Lost Gospel of Judas,” the latest addition to a plethora of high-end biblical docu specs. Koch Vision has taken U.S. DVD rights to Oz series “McLeod's…
Spanish-language network Telemundo said it notched up its strongest primetime adult ratings in the first quarter of 2006, with March a record month.
Television New Zealand has re-appointed a chief executive it dropped four years ago, ending a six-month leadership hiatus. Rick Ellis was topper of the two-channel pubcaster from 1998 to 2002 when he…
BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of pubcaster BBC, has licensed more than 170 hours of programming to Dutch broadcasters NOS, RTL, SBS and Talpa, it announced at the Mip TV mart in Cannes.
As with the vast majority of the nearly two dozen music-themed films he's made in a career now stretching back three decades, Robert Mugge's leisurely and peripatetic "New Orleans Music in Exile" is…
Spain's biggest international sales operation Filmax Intl. is expanding into the sale of content that it hasn't produced itself. It's handling international rights on two series, Jesus Garay's "War…