U.S.-owned Crown Castle Intl. and Italy's pubcaster RAI are close to inking an agreement for the sale of a 49% stake in RaiWay, the company that controls the transmission network of RAI.
John Lasseter has reupped with Pixar Animation Studios, inking a 10-year contract to continue overseeing the creative development of films at the studio behind "Toy Story."
The SES group, Europe's Astra satellite system operator, and Vivendi Universal unit Canal Plus Technologies have launched a digital video broadcasting multimedia home platform version of the Astra…
MGM and NBC Enterprises have finalized a multiyear output alliance, under which MGM will provide distribution services for all NBC Studios programming across all territories outside of North America…
Viewers were curious enough about Joan Cusack to make her new ABC laffer a big winner in its Tuesday debut as "What About Joan" drew some of the net's best midseason ratings in several years.
As Europe copes with foot-and-mouth disease, Hollywood is battling its own affliction: the FOS virus, or fear of strike.
ABC is heading "Downtown" once again. ABC News' "20/20 Downtown" will return to the alphabet web's primetime sked, beginning in mid-June.
ATG execs are mulling their options, legal and otherwise, after actress Linda Fiorentino dropped out of Tom Fontana's CBS drama pilot "Hudson's Law."
Fox has landed "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" -- at least the animated version.
Veteran thesp Teri Garr has joined the cast of NBC's Debi Gutierrez comedy pilot, Christine Lahti has landed a CBS telepic -- and two fall 2001 series projects won't be happening so soon.
Backed by a multimillion-dollar promotion and advertising campaign, Odyssey Network will relaunch as Hallmark Channel this summer.