Carlton Communications is in advanced talks to sell film processing subsid Technicolor. In its annual results, the ITV network company said it was in negotiations with a "strategic buyer," probably…
"King of the Hill" vets Greg Daniels and Richard Appel have locked up a royal deal at ABC, snagging a 13-episode order from the web for a live-action romantic laffer.
Going into its second year as a NATPE exhibitor, U.K. program distrib Channel 4 Intl. has assembled a slate of offerings that include drama, docu and animated series. While attending the TV mart…
MTV has ordered an additional six episodes of its satirical boy band telepic-turned-TV series "2gether." ... Frances McDormand has signed on for the role of offscreen narrator of Fox Family Channel's…
"The Emmys may have more class" than the Golden Globes, notes Entertainment Weekly critic Ken Tucker, "but the Globes are often more hip." Since it's the job of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn…
Go Racing, a consortium set up by BSkyB, Channel 4 and Arena Leisure to bid for the media rights to horse racing in the U.K., has all but clinched a £400 million ($575 million) deal that could end up…
Viacom music channel MTV Italia has hit a sour note: Its carrier, Rete-A, has signed with Germany's Viva to launch a Viva Italia channel. Rete-A hopes linking with a Euro partner will help it qualify…
Russia's two main TV magnates may remain in long-term exile from their homeland, but foreign players appear to be showing serious interest in potential investment in territory. While rumors…
A bipartisan team of House lawmakers proposed legislation Tuesday that would prevent television nets from projecting winners in presidential elections before polls have closed.
TV writer-producer Stephen J. Cannell will receive the 2001 Showman of the Year Award from the Monte Carlo TV Festival.
Discovery Networks Intl. has been granted licenses for five new networks in Canada by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission.