Teutonic kidvidder EM.TV unveiled a slew of production deals at Mipcom on Wednesday, while execs denied rumors that billionaire entertainment mogul Haim Saban has bid for subsid the Jim Henson Co.
David Liddiment, program director at U.K. commercial net ITV who is credited with creating a huge appetite for "Millionaire" by daringly stripping the show daily, warned European format producers not…
French-German pubcaster ARTE unveiled ambitious plans to beef up distribution of its product worldwide on Wednesday, thanks to a new catalog of international programming.
Saban co-founder and musical artist Shuki Levy and producer-choreographer Anita Mann have established a production-distribution outfit called LevyMann Entertainment.
TV Azteca has appointed Mario San Roman as chief operating officer.
Sports feevee ESPN+ set a pay TV ratings record in Argentina in September with its exclusive telecast of the World Basketball Championships.
Canal Plus launched Sport Plus, the pay TV group's new sports Channel, on Wednesday.
The BBC has picked up Universal Television's preschool series "Boo!," produced by U.K. indie Tell-Tale Prods., and will make its premiere on the British pubcaster in fall 2003.
ABC delivered another winning performance on Tuesday, according to preliminary nationals from Nielsen, capturing the night in adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.
Showtime offers a provocative and sobering look at school violence with "Bang Bang You're Dead." William Mastrosimone based the screenplay on his one-act play, and the fleshed-out pic looks not only…
Veteran 20th Century Fox TV publicity topper Steven Melnick has been tapped to head a beefed-up marketing unit for the studio. Melnick will serve as senior VP of marketing for Fox, a newly created…