There was a hint of triumph in the way that France's new culture minister Catherine Tasca renewed her acquaintance with old friends in the French broadcasting world at Mip TV on Monday. It had been…
Hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons and director-producer Stan Lathan ("The Steve Harvey Show") have signed a deal with HBO to exec produce a pilot retelling the "Pygmalion" tale with a contemporary…
Fox Kids Networks has decided to give the German market a go -- less than two years after Nickelodeon pulled the plug on its efforts there. Armed with Nickelodeon's former topper, Christoph Erbes…
News Corp.'s Asian satcaster Star TV will participate in a consortium to develop direct-to-home satellite broadcasting in South Korea.
Putting content into a new context will be key for media companies' survival in the 21st century. That was the message delivered Monday by Werner Lauff, president and CEO of the Bertelsmann Broadband…
Harvey Entertainment has inked a deal to serve as Film Roman's international sales rep.
Turner Sports and the recently formed Women's United Soccer Assn. have signed an exclusive four-year national cable television deal to broadcast WUSA games on TNT and CNN/Sports Illustrated.
Viacom chairman-CEO Sumner Redstone opened the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab here Monday with a rallying cry for "old" media.
New German sales venture Peppermint will handle over 400 hours of programming for New York distrib SPI Intl. Peppermint will peddle the catalog for the German-speaking and Asian markets. The main…
In another bid to bulk up its overseas cred, World Wrestling Federation Entertainment has struck a multi-million-dollar deal to bring its brand of grappling to France via leading satcaster Canal…