Spain's Constitutional Court has authorized Baltazar Garzon, a judge at its Audiencia Nacional, to reopen the case against former Italo prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for tax evasion and false…
The Mouse House is gearing up to adapt more of its TV shows in Latin America. Properties Disney is pushing for remake include "Golden Girls," "Moonlighting," "Home Improvement" and "Amazing Grace."
Marking an armistice in Spain's TV soccer wars, Spanish pay TV giant Sogecable and rights broker and production company Mediapro have teamed to share Spanish league and cup soccer rights.
Disney may be localizing versions of "Desperate Housewives" for the Latin American market -- but U.S. viewers would see little difference.
While Congress has already boosted fines for indecent content on TV, Jack Valenti is hoping to remind parents that they already have the tools to block objectionable content.
Business has been brisk at this year's Just for Laughs fest. Fest topper Bruce Hills marks the recent sale of "Just for Laughs Gags" to ABC as the biggest TV deal ever. "It's ABC, it's primetime, and…
The Backlot: DURING MY RUN as a film executive at MGM, one of my jobs was to look after a Mel Gibson movie titled "Mrs. Soffel." I vividly remember the youthful star as a complete contradiction. On…
Unilever's Indian subsidiary Hindustan Lever has teamed with News Corp.'s Star India and Dutch formats specialist Endemol to launch a talent show, "Rin Mera Star Super Star," aimed at 5-14 year olds…
Fox News Channel is close to settling a sex discrimination suit filed by the feds on behalf of four former female employees. In a deal expected to be announced as soon as Monday, Fox will pay a…
Haim Saban's ProSiebenSat 1 group this year will spend €1 billion ($1.27 billion) on programming at its five channels, split equally between commissioned productions and licenses for international…
The MGM Channel will be broadcast across sub-Saharan Africa via satellite platform My TV starting Sept. 1, according to Bruce Tuchman, executive VP of MGM Networks.