The RTL Group, Europe's biggest commercial broadcaster, is buying a 30% stake in Russian channel Ren-TV held by its founders, mother and son Irena and Dmitry Lesnevsky.
Recognizing that more kids are turning to the Internet for their entertainment, Viacom's Nickelodeon is rolling out a souped-up new Web site that will include as many as 20 hours of new programming…
Touchstone Television is adding longtime TV writer John Wirth to its scribe tribe. Wirth is closing in on a two-year, seven-figure overall deal to create, develop and exec produce series projects for…
Germany's public film funding bodies are unlikely to stop giving coin to TV productions, said industryites at the Munich Film Festival, which ended Saturday.
The RTL Group, Europe's biggest commercial broadcaster, is buying the 30% stake in Russian channel Ren-TV held by its founders, mother and son Irena and Dmitry Lesnevsky.
The final obstacle preventing the BBC from cutting some 4,000 jobs has been removed. Technicians union the Broadcasting Entertainment Cinematograph and Theater Union (Bectu) voted 92% on Monday to…
CBS and the Academy of TV Arts & Sciences have enlisted Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich to help revamp this year's Emmys kudofest.
ABC and Touchstone have found a new lead player for their casting division, tapping Keli Lee as exec VP of casting for the ABC Entertainment Television Group.
Gallic paybox Canal Plus has extended its partnership with the Deauville Festival of American Film for another three years through to 2007.
Kids' combo Entertainment Rights has secured a deal with Buena Vista Intl. for its preschool series "Postman Pat" to air on the Disney Channel in Japan.
Former Oz talkshow host, comedian and TV producer Steve Vizard will face civil court proceedings for insider trading with regard to stock worth A$850,000 ($637,000).