Animation company Pentamedia Graphics has bagged a $10 million program commission from Korean broadcaster ANI 21 to create character models and sets for an animation project called "Sea Wars."
Rupert Murdoch's News Television India will go public in early 2003. The company plans a listing on the Mumbai and Delhi stock exchanges.
Sony Entertainment Network is planning to launch new local channels and boost the production of feature films made in India.
Pop svengali Simon Fuller is reportedly set to seal a £35 million ($50 million) deal that would see Fox Television bring the "Pop Idol" format to the U.S.
“The Practice” airs on ABC. Information was incorrect in Thursday’s paper.
Ratings for the Winter Olympics on NBC continue to trend ahead of four years ago, but the advantages have begun to decline -- and the Peacock is trying to do something about it.
Helmer Bryan Gordon ("Maybe It's Me") has signed to direct Fox's Ricky Blitt comedy pilot, while the net has picked up a new half-hour that's pure "BS."
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And who says MTV is just about music? On Thursday, the music net produced some of the biggest news of the day during a global forum headlining U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell.
The start of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games last week gave NBC a kick in the fringe ratings in the ayem and latenight.
Robert De Niro has signed on to host "9/11," a CBS primetime presentation featuring never-before-broadcast video of the World Trade Center attacks.