German director Edgar Reitz is to continue his "Heimat" series with six new episodes set to roll next year. Exploring the period between the fall of the Berlin Wall and the new millennium, "Heimat"…
Teutonic commercial web RTL has acquired German-speaking rights to docu series "The Biggest Step." A co-production of German production outfit H5B5 and Fox Television Studios, the $12 million skein…
SBS Broadcasting has upped Michael Finkelstein, the Pan-European TV broadcaster's vice chairman, to CEO as of Sept. 1.
NBC continued its dominant summer last week, racking up its 16th straight victory in young adults behind best-yet scores for reality series "Fear Factor."
Sports programmer TeleRed Imagen (Trisa) has signed a $33 million deal with the Argentine Football Assn. for rights to games, possibly ending a crippling strike by helping the AFA pay $30 million in…
Yugoslav prosecutors have charged Dragoljub Milanovic, former chief of the state network Radio Television Serbia, with the manslaughter of 16 employees killed when NATO missiles destroyed RTS studios…
How do you improve upon success? That's the question facing Jonathan Wald, who in May took over the reins of the "Today" show from its previous executive producer, Jeff Zucker.
Fledgling broadcaster SPH MediaWorks is investing $9 million to produce content for mainland China.
Reality TV continues its worldwide domination, with Hungary the latest to fall under its sway. Viewers have taken to "Bar," a local version of "Big Brother," and the American-made "Survivor" as if…
Where's the weakest link? Hong Kong's dueling terrestrial channels are about to find out. On July 29, more than 2,000 people queued up in 95-degree heat outside the headquarters of TVB, the city's…