A Munich court Tuesday rejected a request by German pubcaster ARD that would have allowed it to show footage of top Bundesliga soccer games on its nightly newscast before airing on Sat 1, the…
In the wake of a recent ruling by Germany's constitutional court paving the way for civil unions between homosexuals and the election of an openly gay mayor in Berlin, a local production company is…
This year's Guardian Edinburgh Intl. Television Festival is shaping up as a rehearsal for candidates pitching to succeed Michael Jackson -- off to run USA Entertainment -- at Channel 4.
Sundance Channel has picked up U.S. television rights to Margaret Cho's concert film, "I'm the One That I Want." Sundance will air it on Oct. 5.
Venture capital outfit 3i has acquired a 4.45% stake in Civilian Content, the film and TV production group that owns U.K. lotto franchise the Film Consortium, for £720,000 ($1 million).
Independent niche channels Discovery and Aaj Tak may soon be part of Sony Entertainment Television's pay bouquet in India.
Swedish pubcaster SVT posted a deficit of about $8 million for the fiscal 2001, mainly due to one-off expenditures on building alterations and news digitalization, according to acting CEO Kjell…
Despite attracting remarkably few negatives for a man who has risen so far, so fast, Michael Jackson will have to prove himself all over again at USA.
Four years ago when Michael Jackson, then the golden boy of the BBC, jumped ship to run Channel 4, he was the obvious candidate for the job. Finding his successor will be a lot harder.
Satcaster DirecTV Latin America has tapped Venevision Intl. as its rep to sublicense some rights to the 2002 World Cup.
International players are starting to pay attention to location opportunities in Russia, with a new company, ABD Prods., announcing plans to shoot three to four features a year using predominantly…