A&E has approved the first six hourlong episodes of a new series from Sidney Lumet called "May It Please the Court" and signed Gore Vidal to write all six.
Arno Ortmair's Medienfonds is launching a second round of feature funding that will be offered to investors in the next few months.
Terry McGuirk, who relinquished his role as chairman-CEO of Turner Broadcasting last month, has bounced back into the spotlight.
No. 1 web Televisa will slash $50 million from its $1.4 billion budget in response to the slowdown in the U.S. economy.
Ted Turner's negotiations for a stake in Russia's only politically independent TV station are expected to continue today, and details of the deal for troubled NTV are emerging.
AT&T can finally move ahead with plans to split off John Malone's Liberty Media into an independent publicly traded public company.
Disgruntled Gallic TV producers are demanding that French broadcasters increase their spending on local product.
Encore Intl. (EI) has renewed its programming and advertising barter agreement with Shanghai Cable Television (SCATV) for a third year.
While Telepiu shareholder Vivendi is desperately trying to unload its Italian pay TV operation, Telepiu is recruiting more subscribers -- in the country's prisons.
A new reality show starring the international TV biz hit Mip last week: It featured global economic slowdown, broadcasters on tighter budgets, and fears of Hollywood strikes Also on tap…
TVN Entertainment, which distributes more than 40 channels of pay-per-view movies and events to cable- and satellite subscribers, has bought BET's Action Pay Per View.