Fox News is to supply a news feed to run overnight on Kerry Packer-backed Kiwi terrestrial net Prime TV.
German film and TV group Odeon Film will take over former Kirch Media TV production outfit Novafilm as of Jan. 1.
"What's up next?" was the theme of this year's Cable and Satellite Broadcasters Assn. of Asia Convention (Oct. 27-31), and the answers were often broad and far-reaching.
There was room for two high-profile original movies on Sunday, as both NBC's "Saving Jessica Lynch" and CBS' "Elizabeth Smart Story" scored with auds, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen.
Universal Studios Networks Germany has appointed Esther Henze as head of marketing.
Finnish public broadcaster YLE has appointed long-time film veteran Erkki Astala to head up the newly reorganised co-production department at the network.
ABC and Touchstone are teaming with Marc Platt Prods. to develop "Bailey Weggins," an hourlong mystery drama based on the bestselling series of novels from Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Kate White.
Bravo is setting the record "straight." Cabler has greenlit the hourlong special "Straight Eye for the Queer Guy," a one-shot spinoff that flips the "Queer Eye" formula and lets five strapping…
"Temptation Island" vet Ted Haimes has been tapped exec producer of Fox's upcoming adaptation of red-hot Oz format "The Block."
Tony Danza hopes to return to the small screen next fall as the host of his own syndie talkshow.