First Look Pictures, the homevideo/DVD division of Overseas Filmgroup, has acquired U.S. TV, homevid and DVD distrib rights of the Richard Sears-helmed comedy "Bongwater," based on the novel by…
Troubled Canuck TV producer Telescene Film Group is filing for bankruptcy protection. The Montreal-based company announced Friday that it intends to file a proposal under the Canadian Bankruptcy and…
Japan marked what may be a sea change in its TV broadcasting business Friday with the launch of new digital satellite channels. With high budgets for developing channels and limited viewership, the…
NBC will launch a new latenight standup comedy showcase next month -- ending the 17-year run of the Peacock's weekly musicvideo series "Friday Night."
Christiane zu Salm, managing director of MTV Germany, is ankling her post to become managing director of mini-web tm3, according to local reports.
Along with its Latin American partner Ashmore, Gaylord Cable Networks last week launched MusicCountry Latin America in Argentina.
"NBC Nightly News" is positioned to end the November sweeps in first place by virtually all measurements.
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and a special featuring magician David Blaine helped ABC ice the November sweep's total-viewer crown Wednesday -- a night on which the month's top two networks really…
WNBC remained Gotham's news leader during the just-completed November sweeps, despite some solid gains by WABC in the ayem and at 6 p.m. Peacock flagship, which had made a clean sweep of the 5, 6 and…
The Spanish government has awarded two free-to-air franchises to foreign-dominated consortiums. One went to Veo TV, a group led by daily newspaper El Mundo and publishing group Recoletos, which are…
If rabid fans of HBO's "Sopranos" could call up all four episodes of the hit series at the beginning of each month for an extra fee instead of having to stretch out their addiction over the full 28…