2001 was a bumper year for TV drama in mainland China, with production figures and foreign investment up. There were 22,231 episodes of 1,271 series made in 2000 for screening in 2001, up 21% on the…
Marketers continue to be inspired by the "is it real/is it fiction" guerilla campaigns popularized by "The Blair Witch Project."
It wasn't exactly a double-overtime nail-biter, but after weeks of rumors and negotiations, the National Basketball Assn. finally slam-dunked $4.6 billion worth of TV distribution deals with Disney…
It's hard to believe, but the Miss America pageant actually started out as a publicity stunt. Detractors would argue that since its debut, it hasn't become much more than that, but director Lisa Ades…
Microsoft's UltimateTV division is going under the knife, with one-third of its 500 staffers receiving pinkslips Tuesday and other employees being reassigned to the software giant's television or…
Latin American distrib Salsa Entertainment is shifting its headquarters to Miami from Paris, the company said Tuesday. Prexy Lisa Hryniewicz founded Salsa in Paris in 1997. A Miami office opened in…
WE: Women's Entertainment will celebrate Women's History Month in March with a contest, "Dream It, Do It," and the special series "Winning Beginnings."
Tyro scribes Noah Laracy and Charlie Sullivan have been tapped to pen the original comedy spec "Three Day Weekend" for Catch 23, and "Fordlandia," based on their pitch, for HBO.
Quebec prosecutors are dropping fraud charges against troubled entertainment company Cinar Corp. after a major two-year police investigation failed to dig up enough evidence.
TV Loonland and pubcaster ZDF have teamed up to produce two animated kids series.
Conflict over the closure of Russia's last politically independent TV channel, TV-6, flared in Moscow on Tuesday, with staffers vowing to put out news programs on cable and the Internet.