Hot on the heels of M-Net's announcement of its "Survivor South Africa: Panama," the paybox has sprung a surprise with the launch of a pan-African "Survivor."
Mexico's top net Televisa will bar billionaire board member Carlos Slim Domit from board discussions on its bid to increase its stake in Spanish-lingo broadcaster Univision, which is on the block.
CBS has opened the May sweep with a convincing primetime ratings victory in key demos, behind the still-potent combo of "Survivor" and "CSI," according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Italy's media watchdog, the Communications Authority, has fined pubcaster RAI e14.3 million ($17.9 million) for appointing a topper who once sat on the authority's board -- a conflict of interest…
Tyler Perry's first outing for television, "House of Payne," is heading for limited run through spring and summer, with Debmar-Mercury distributing.
Disney Channel is partnering with the creative forces behind its two top-rated series, "Hannah Montana" and "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody," on a pair of live-action skeins.
Cube Vision Prods.' Ice Cube and Matt Alvarez have sealed a two-year pact with the Weinstein Co. and its Dimension Films genre arm to produce film and TV projects for both banners.
"American Idol" judge Randy Jackson has extended his deal with the smash TV show, where he'll remain for at least the next three seasons. Multimillion-dollar pact means all three of the show's judges…
MTV and "America's Next Top Model" exec producer Ken Mok are teaming for "twentyfourseven," a real-life version of the HBO showbiz comedy "Entourage."
Leading British indie RDF Media, best known for producing "Wife Swap" on both sides of the Atlantic, has pulled out of a bid for Olga TV, owned by British TV star Paul O'Grady.