Ambitious U.K. indie Tinopolis has snapped up Video Arts Group, the combo formed by John Cleese to make training films.
Another popular British sitcom could be getting a makeover for U.S. television. In the wake of the success of "The Office," Spike has made a development deal with RDF USA subsid Pangea for a U.S…
Rolling Stone scribe-turned-TV producer Chris Mundy has inked a multiyear, seven-figure overall deal with ABC Television Studio. Mundy, currently co-exec producer on the ATS/CBS Par-produced Eye hit…
HBO Films will turn a Pulitzer Prize-winning book trilogy by Richard Ford into "The Sportswriter," a six-hour miniseries to be directed by James Mangold.
The CW is going a little bit country, teaming with the producers of "American Idol" for a dating reality skein dubbed "Farmer Wants a Wife." FremantleMedia North America is producing the project…
Sundance Channel has upped Timothy Boell and Gretchen Beidl to senior VP of affiliate sales and exec VP of business development, respectively.
Tom Werner has inked a new deal with Warner Bros. TV that will keep him on the studio's lot for two more years. Former WB exec Mike Clements will continue to serve as prexy of Werner's shingle, which…
Herbert Kloiber from shingle Tele Munchen and Ferdinand Kayser of satellite operator SES Astra will be speakers at the 19th Medienforum NRW. The media confab of state North Rhine Westphalia is…
CTVglobemedia has sweetened the pot in its bid to persuade Canada's broadcast regulator to give its proposed takeover of Chum the greenlight.
M-Net Africa has started filming in Lagos on its first Nigerian soap opera, "Tinsel," set to premiere on the pan-African pay channel this fall.M-Net Africa, one of satcaster MultiChoice's DStv…
Media conglom Televisa has issued 30-year bonds worth nearly 4.5 billion pesos ($412 million) in a plan to pay down debt and buy back shares, the company said late Wednesday.
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