Canuck producer-distrib Entertainment One has acquired TV production companies Blueprint Entertainment and Barna-Alper Prods., Toronto-based international TV distributor Oasis Intl., and Canuck film…
Marty Wilke has been upped to vice president and general manager of Tribune Broadcasting's flagship WGN-TV Chicago.
CBS Paramount Network TV has optioned "Hounding the Pavement," first in a series of mystery novels by Judi McCoy. Jeffrey Kramer at Juniper Place Productions will produce.
HBO is eyeing the Tom Wolfe novel "I Am Charlotte Simmons" as a series, with Tina Brown and Ostar Prods.' Bill Haber set to produce.
Reveille and Geffen Records have partnered with original "Partridge" format rights holder Sony Pictures TV to develop a modern version of the 1970s series.
The National Hockey League has struck a long-term deal with All Sports Network, a new Asian regional channel currently being launched by Hong Kong-based Yes TV.
Telecom Italia's La7 is letting go 25 journalists -- a quarter of its editorial staff -- the troubled network announced Wednesday.
Swedish pubcaster Kanal 5 has bought U.S. format "Wipeout," which was a major ratings success for ABC this summer. In the gamer, teams of eight people compete on an obstacle course.
The Chinese are coming to the Pusan Intl. Film Festival in numbers never seen before, riding a wave of confidence inspired by the growing muscle of its domestic industry and Olympic-fueled optimism.
Bravo has tapped Aimee Viles VP of new media.
Top Canuck film and TV thesps rallied Wednesday in Toronto to condemn the government's C$45 million ($43.4 million) arts funding cuts and to urge political party leaders to make culture a hot topic…