In a motion picture and TV rights deal surpassing seven figures, Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Pictures have optioned the feature and TV rights to "Ecto-Kid" -- a short story based on the…
Cable networks, clobbered by the worst advertising marketplace in a decade, are beginning to feel the squeeze on their programming budgets.
They're cooking up new projects at Pie Town Prods., which has also restructured its staff to handle what's in the oven.
"Shrek" producer John Williams and Berlin animation house Greenlight Media have hired Rob Moreland to pen the feature adaptation of the German TV series "SimsalaGrimm," a parody of the Brothers Grimm…
Sarah Frank, a veteran TV programming exec, has joined public station Thirteen/WNET in New York as VP and director of education.
Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal on Friday posted consolidated revenues of 172.9 million euros ($154.5 million) for the first half of 2001, up 20.3% on the same period last year.
John Malone is free. On Friday, his investment powerhouse Liberty Media was spun off from parent AT&T into a separate public company with shares it can use in acquisitions, and more power to raise…
After a week of radio silence, Hughes Electronics parent General Motors has contacted EchoStar regarding its merger proposal and "will open up a dialogue with them," GM spokeswoman Toni Simonetti…
France's Lagardere Media and the film group Pathe have struck a TV production alliance involving Pathe Television and Lagardere production outfit DEMD, a Pathe insider said Friday.
Modern Times Group has inked a deal with Showtime that gives it the exclusive TV rights for Mike Tyson's next heavyweight boxing match.
A semifinal round of the judging process for the Intl. Emmy Awards was held in India for the first time.
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