FROM MIPCOM Ray Charles, the Eurythmics, Sting, Bryan Ferry and Simply Red are among a growing list of artists that have signed up to be part of "The Millennium Event -- 2000 Today."
Germany's television capital Cologne is gearing up to stage an international programming market next year, confirmed Helmut Thoma, former managing director of private web RTL, in Cannes.
FROM MIPCOM Getting a foothold in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia, German kidvid company EM.TV & Merchandising is set to take a 50% stake in Plus Licens, the largest licensing company active in the…
FROM MIPCOM Teaming for a third time, CNN and the U.K.'s Jeremy Isaacs will produce a multipart docu series concerning what life will be like in 2020.
FROM MIPCOM Hallmark Entertainment Networks is partnering with BSkyB to bring the 24-hour family entertainment channel to the satcaster's digital platform in early 2000.
FROM MIPCOM "Roswell," the upcoming teen alien drama for the WB netlet, has just been bought by Britain's BBC.
FROM MIPCOM Vivendi chairman Jean-Marie Messier sent a message to the television industry Monday: "TV customers want more from you."
American women took the lionesses' share of female MTV Europe Music Awards nominations this year, with Britney Spears queen of the pride with four nods, including best song for "Baby One More Time."
UPN has made a put pilot commitment to Viacom Prods.' "The Fighter," a one-hour "Rocky"-like drama from "First Wives Club" helmer Hugh Wilson and thesp-producer Tim Reid.
With ''Third Watch'' continuing to heal NBC's Sunday Nielsens, the Peacock has dominated another primetime week in adults 18-49 and will finish the Sept. 27-Oct. 3 period neck and neck with CBS in…