The Mouse House unveiled a series of deals in Cannes Tuesday that point up just how varied the licensing pacts at Mipcom have become. The company has inked several program licensing deals in Russia…
"The customer is king" is taking on a whole new dimension in the evolving world of digital entertainment. Anne Sweeney, co-chair of Disney Media Network and president of Disney-ABC Television Group…
Disney Channel has signed its first pan-European deal to provide content to mobile phones, making content available to Orange customers in the U.K., Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal, Poland, Holland…
Feature scribe Matthew Ian Cirulnick has lined up a trio of TV projects at three networks, including collaborations with Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights") and David Eick ("Battlestar Galactica")…
CBS and Planet Grande Prods. are mounting a new take on "Name That Tune," with Donny Osmond on board to host.
Sketch comedy institution Second City is looking to get back into the TV business, signing a first-look deal with NBC Universal TV Studio to create new projects.
The Sundance Channel has bought U.S. rights to "Live From Abbey Road," a limited series of 12 hourlong episodes focusing on top music performers as they record songs for their next album.
It could be the battle of the "Bettys" -- the ugly ones, that is -- as Disney launches one of its hottest new skeins in Europe -- and has to contend with FremantleMedia's localized versions of the…
German sales company Beta Film is boarding CBS miniseries "The Trojan Horse." Beta will handle international sales on the title, which is budgeted at $10 million.
"Battlestar Galactica" exec producer David Eick is teaming with feature scribe Laeta Kalogridis to reinvent "The Bionic Woman" for NBC. Eick and Kalogridis will exec produce a new take on "Bionic," a…
Discovery Networks Intl. has commissioned series "I, Videogame" for its flagship Discovery Channel. The five 60-minute series examines the evolution of the videogame and its cultural impact on the…