Some 400 buyers and 135-140 exhibitors have signed up to attend what promises to be a star-studded 40th Monte Carlo Television Festival, running Feb. 18-21.
Leading Japanese network Fuji TV kicked off the new year with a first-of-its-kind drama series in which each episode is broadcast on the same night in the primetime lineups of webs in five Asian…
The Cour des Comptes, France's government accounting office, slammed the country's ailing state-owned TV production company as a two-bit setup with an "uncertain future" in its annual report…
Audiences enjoyed the changing face of talkshows during the past week and a half as two new personages entered the syndication scene. Buena Vista Television introduced the world to "Ainsley…
Canadian animation producer CineGroupe, the Children's Television Workshop and IF/X Prods. are set to co-produce the animated series "Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat" for PBS.
A Bill Moyers-hosted two-hour PBS documentary on South Africa's attempt to come to grips with the traumas of apartheid won the Gold Baton, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the Alfred I…
Jimmy and Doug's Farmclub.com, the online record label created by Interscope/Geffen/A&M co-chair Jimmy Iovine and Universal Music Group chair-CEO Doug Morris, has spawned a weekly TV show…
FilmFour, Channel 4's pay TV movie channel, signed up more than 250,000 subscribers by the end of December, well above its initial target of 150,000.
Veteran sitcom scribe-producer Don Reo has inked a low seven-figure deal to pen two scripts for Touchstone Television -- including the upcoming Damon Wayans sitcom now in development at ABC.
Barry Diller, eager to beef up the movie pipeline for his USA Home Entertainment, has signed a deal with Overseas Filmgroup for exclusive homevideo rights to "A Map of the World," with Sigourney…
TNT has commissioned a four-hour miniseries based on a forthcoming history of the transcontinental railroad by Stephen Ambrose, the bestselling author of "D-Day" and "Band of Brothers."