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…
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")…
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…
The Alphabet's News Now will make its international debut on Subash Chandra's direct-to-home Dish TV Service.
In tandem with the opening of Mipcom Jr., Alliance Entertainment announced the creation of a licensing unit called NCircle Entertainment. Unit, focused on family and child-friendly products, expands…
Scandi sales agent NonStop Sales has picked up sales and distribution rights for Finnish 3-D animation "The Emperor's Secret." Pic, produced by Helsinki-Filmi and helmed by Riina Hyytia, will have a…
FremantleMedia has licensed its drama series "Falcon Beach" in 24 territories, including just concluded deals in Bulgaria, Greece and with the Sony Channel in Latin America.