Granada Intl. has sold 832 hours of the soaps "Coronation Street" and "Emmerdale" to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. for an estimated £2.5 million ($3.5 million).
The Hinduja multimedia company IndusInd Media and Communications has engaged the services of U.S. consultants Booz Allen and Hamilton to study the prospects for pay TV.
The Philippine Animation Studio (Pasi) and Canadian producer Nelvana have joined forces to co-produce 13 episodes of "Committed," an animated series for the Fox Family Channel and CTV in Canada.
Rupert Murdoch is once again in trouble with the courts in India -- this time over Star TV's format of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."
UPN Entertainment prexy Tom Nunan has been elected head of the Hollywood Radio & TV Society.
Peter J. Schankowitz has joined Film Roman as president of TV programming and development.
massive surge in merchandising sales offset a near 11% drop in programming sales for the British TV industry internationally in 1999, boosting total exports almost 6% to £380 million ($532 million)…
NEW YORK -- Showtime has greenlit "Ruby's Bucket of Blood," a telepic exec produced by Whoopi Goldberg and starring Angela Bassett, who will also produce.
Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset and Dutch-based Endemol Entertainment will join forces in Italy via Endemol's unit Aran, Berlusconi's son Piersilvio said at a convention in Monte Carlo.
Call the men in white coats: The execs at ABC have contracted a new "Phobia." The Alphabet web has ordered the one-hour pilot from Marked Men Entertainment, the TV boutique led by writer Trey…