MSNBC has upped Erik Sorenson to the newly created post of president and general manager.
Scout, the Boston-based film and TV shingle behind such features as Errol Morris' "Mr. Death" and Brad Anderson's "Session 9," has inked a production deal with German film company CineAtlantica Media.
Private web M6's revenues leapt 10% in the first half of 2001 thanks to its hit "Big Brother"-style reality show "Loft Story."
Lagardere Media is poised to take a major stake in French major Pathe's TV production division, a Pathe spokesperson said Monday.
Shares in Hughes Electronics fell to a 52-week low Monday as the DirecTV operator reported deeper second-quarter red ink companywide and slashed year-end revenue forecasts for the satcasting unit.
Deutsche Telekom's sale of six regional cable systems to Liberty Media is to be finalized July 28, but the much-ballyhooed high-tech upgrade of the pipes may be long in coming.
Some $70 million was spent on foreign film services and $27 million on Czech film and commercial production in 2000, according to the Czech Producers' Association (APA).
Broadcaster RTL, due to bow a local "Temptation Island" in October, is reportedly warning producer Endemol not to launch a similar reality skein, "Love Test," on sister web RTL2 in September.
French webs are shaping up for round two in the reality wars.
Producer Anant Singh's Videovision Entertainment is to produce a local version of reality television show "Survivor."
Thomas Haffa could be on his way out as topper of embattled kidvidder EM.TV.