-- Bertelsmann and Kirch have won a tug of war with Rupert Murdoch's TM3 over German soccer legend Franz Beckenbauer.
The BBC is facing a legal battle from the U.K.'s commercial broadcasters to block proposals for a digital TV license fee.
Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg are location scouting in Prague this week for the HBO/DreamWorks miniseries "Band of Brothers."
Front Row, a cable pay-per-view venture, is poised to launch on digital terrestrial TV, a move that would up the ante in its battle with Sky Box Office, satcaster BSkyB's PPV service.
The century-spanning life story of Britain's beloved Queen Mum is headed to NBC as a telefilm produced by her grandson, Edward Windsor.
San Francisco based animation studio Wild Brain has inked a deal with Germany's EM.TV to produce a 26-episode animated series based on Wild Brain's award-winning short film "A Dog Cartoon."
Viewer's Choice, the dominant pay-per-view distributor in the U.S., has drawn up a blueprint to go after the cable TV rights to out-of-market games of Major League Baseball and the NHL.
Ann Johnson has been tapped VP of creative affairs at Granada USA Entertainment, replacing Dan Pasternack, who left last month to become senior veep of drama at Studios USA.
Columbia TriStar TV has just shelled out an eye-popping high-six-figure fee for a drama script from Scott Rosenberg, who also has a drama pilot in the works with Col TriStar and the WB Network.
In a special three-way collaboration, the Museum of Television & Radio, Brooklyn Academy of Music Rose Cinemas and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will present concurrent retrospectives honoring…
Cable web Odyssey has acquired the 91 episodes of the kids' series "The Road to Avonlea."