FROM MIPCOM Yahoo! did not show up to buy a Hollywood major and Rupert Murdoch did not fulfill rumors by biting off another bit of Euro media real estate, but otherwise the Mipcom 99 TV tradeshow…
The A&E network has announced a new docu series "Love Chronicles," to be hosted by John Corbett ("Northern Exposure").
FROM MIPCOM Heralding its definitive return to major-league acquisition of A titles for the Spanish market, Sogepaq, the distribution and rights-brokering division of conglom Sogecable, has taken all…
FROM MIPCOM Carlo Macchitella, the newly appointed general director of Italian pubcaster RAI's film unit, RAI Cinema, announced at Cannes that two multi-year output deals with Disney and MGM are near…
Several new skeins turned in strong ratings performances Tuesday, but the night's biggest winner is shaping up to be a studio: 20th Century Fox Television.
FROM MIPCOMWhile Italy's Mediaset and Germany's Kirch Group are working on the final details of their much ballyhooed Euro alliance, Roberto Pace, topper of Mediaset TV production, acquisition and…
KCBS catches break as NFL chooses Houston NEW YORK — What’s the reaction to the NFL’s decision Wednesday to award its next franchise to Houston, rather than the L.A. bid backed by Michael Ovitz.…
Call her Ms. Big: "Sex and the City" scribe Cindy Chupack, who last spring signed a multimillion-dollar overall deal with Artists Television Group, has now scored blind comedy pilot commitments from…
FROM MIPCOMFrance Television, the parent company of pubcasters France 2 and France 3, is not planning to sell its 8% stake in digital platform Television Par Satellite (TPS).
Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Imagex has changed its name to imX Communications and is launching a new TV division, which will focus primarily on drama and animation.
USA Networks has snatched the rights to the popular expedition race "Eco-Challenge" from the Discovery Channel as USA expands its lifestyle sporting events.