FROM MIPCOM In Germany, Columbia TriStar's latest effort at producing a localized sitcom has just premiered to excellent ratings on top-ranked station RTL.
In this latest futuristic allegory weighing the various merits of good and evil, Chris Carter doesn't tell us that "the truth is out there." Rather, the "X-Files" creator and acknowledged king of…
Gordon Henry Hastings has been named executive director of the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
FROM MIPCOM For the second day in a row, there wasn't a spare seat to be had as TV execs attending Mipcom packed in to hear specialists outline their vision of how television and the Internet will…
When media titan Mel Karmazin cares enough to send the very best, he doesn't go to Hallmark. Instead, the CBS Inc. CEO hijacks one of the millions of billboards under his control and transforms it…
FROM MIPCOM Teaming for a third time, CNN and the U.K.'s Jeremy Isaacs will produce a multipart docu series concerning what life will be like in 2020.
FROM MIPCOM Hallmark Entertainment Networks is partnering with BSkyB to bring the 24-hour family entertainment channel to the satcaster's digital platform in early 2000.
FROM MIPCOM "Roswell," the upcoming teen alien drama for the WB netlet, has just been bought by Britain's BBC.
FROM MIPCOM Vivendi chairman Jean-Marie Messier sent a message to the television industry Monday: "TV customers want more from you."
American women took the lionesses' share of female MTV Europe Music Awards nominations this year, with Britney Spears queen of the pride with four nods, including best song for "Baby One More Time."
UPN has made a put pilot commitment to Viacom Prods.' "The Fighter," a one-hour "Rocky"-like drama from "First Wives Club" helmer Hugh Wilson and thesp-producer Tim Reid.