Francois Macerola, who just ended his term as executive director of Canuck film and TV funder Telefilm Canada, was named chair of the Montreal-based agency Thursday.
French production companies Tele Images Intl. and GTV have signed a development and co-production agreement with U.S. firm Impact Media, headed by Michael Solomon, to develop English-language…
German kidvidder TV-Loonland has inked a deal with the U.K.'s Pearson Television for two animation projects, "Something Else" and "Georgie Goat."
Italy's rival cash-strapped pay TV operators, Vivendi Universal's Telepiu and News Corp.'s Stream, have finally agreed to merge following months of discussions, Vivendi U's TV group Canal Plus…
A French minority shareholders' lobby group is contesting the price Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal is offering shareholders in its buyout of the French TV production company Expand.
In a victory for public broadcasters, a federal appeals court has ruled that they shouldn't have to duke it out with commercial stations in auctions for new licenses.
American Movie Classics will honor the work of John Wayne as part of the cabler's ninth annual film preservation festival July 12-15. The actor recently was voted the favorite movie star of all time…
In the past few years, Fox Broadcasting Co. has made a habit of announcing one fall series in May that somehow doesn't end up on the air come September. This year, the net has decided to do just the…
CBS may finally have found an Internet partner for "Big Brother 2." Industry insiders said the Eye is in final negotiations with Real Networks to partner on a plan to provide 24-hour-a-day streaming…
We do not have a Bingo after all. The producer of live, syndie skein "Bingo Television" has decided not to go forward with the gamer's skedded fall launch in broadcast syndication.
German web RTL may sponsor the country's biggest regional film subsidy board in return for a say on which TV and film projects get backing.