Making its debut in a new region, National Geographic Channel Intl. will bow in Brazil Nov. 1 and will launch in Spanish-lingo Latam markets in the first quarter of 2001.
The last bastion of public television in Europe may be about to give way to commercial TV. The Austrian government has hired German research company L&S Radio Communications to search for unused…
The public's insatiable interest in the O.J. Simpson murder trial will be satisfied despite efforts by Simpson to stop the broadcast of a TV miniseries about the case.
Boris Berezovsky, the leading private shareholder in Russia's Channel 1 ORT (Public Russian Television), engaged in open conflict with the Kremlin on Monday over the issue of who will manage his 49%…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized the workers on "Arrest and Trial," a reality series for broadcast syndication produced by Studios USA's First Run Prods.
It's a long way from directing Leonardo DiCaprio on a Thai beach to the slums of Manchester, but Danny Boyle is returning to his roots. In his first outing since "The Beach," Boyle has signed up to…
Satcaster Sky PerfecTV said on Monday that it landed broadcast rights to all 64 games of the 2002 soccer World Cup.
Since doing research for his 1981 film "Prince of the City," veteran director Sidney Lumet has wanted to delve into the world of the prosecutors, defense attorneys and accused who inhabit New York's…
Producing an original weekly TV series is not cheap. Yet with the popularity of HBO's "The Sopranos" and "Sex and the City," more cablers, both basic and pay, are developing and producing their own…
Universal TV & Networks Group has appointed Dan Marks to the newly created position of senior VP, business development, to be based in London.