Bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talkshow host Mitch Albom will join MSNBC's daytime lineup beginning Jan. 29. "The Mitch Albom Show," a live talk-radio show broadcast nationwide on…
Barbara Zaneri has been appointed senior VP of program planning and acquisitions at TNN: the National Network.
Tollin/Robbins Prods. has sealed a seven-figure, multi-year development pact with "The West Wing" co-exec producer Kevin Falls -- the boutique production house's first overall talent deal.
Publisher Houghton Mifflin and animation house Mainframe Entertainment have inked to develop the long-lost children's story of Whiteblack the Penguin as a television and film property.
Former Televisa exec Jorge Alvarez Hoth has been appointed undersecretary of telecommunications in the new government of President Vicente Fox.
The Australian and German governments have inked a treaty to increase film and TV co-productions. Product made under the agreement will be eligible for government funding in each country.
FROM NATPEWith an eye toward bolstering its TV biz, Miramax has tapped syndie vet Mort Marcus as chairman of Miramax TV & Video. Marcus had been serving as exec VP of sales and development for the…
In a move to expand its efforts in interactive TV, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment has tapped Nicholas Wodtke senior VP of interactive television.
Michael Harris has been appointed general manager of the Canadian Documentary Channel, a new digital specialty web launching in the fall.
Netcaster AtomFilms.com is expected to announce today at NATPE that it has inked distribution deals with TiVo, In Demand and Cisneros Television Group under which the three will take more than 400…