FROM MIPCOM Among the key deals inked Wednesday on the Croisette was a substantial multi-year output arrangement between Pearson Television International and the Cisneros Television Group, a leading…
FROM MIPCOM Even Britain's BBC has gone commercial -- and it's doing so better than many observers had expected.
FROM MIPCOM Cosmopolitan, an around-the-clock women's channel, will launch in Spain and Portugal in March, marking the first time a women's mag has been used as the basis for a TV channel. The deal…
FROM MIPCOMIn another combo of acquisition and co-financing between the U.S. and Europe, Spanish private broadcaster Tele 5 has closed a multipic deal with MGM on six firstrun films and 20 reruns.
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s troubled "Manchester Prep" has turned into a liaison mortel.
Thesp Christine Lahti will again team with scribe Wendy Wasserstein. Lahti has signed on to star in the telepic adaptation of Wasserstein's play "An American Daughter" for Lifetime.
FROM MIPCOM Carlo Macchitella, the newly appointed general director of Italian pubcaster RAI's film unit, RAI Cinema, announced at Cannes that two multi-year output deals with Disney and MGM are near…
Several new skeins turned in strong ratings performances Tuesday, but the night's biggest winner is shaping up to be a studio: 20th Century Fox Television.
FROM MIPCOMWhile Italy's Mediaset and Germany's Kirch Group are working on the final details of their much ballyhooed Euro alliance, Roberto Pace, topper of Mediaset TV production, acquisition and…
FROM MIPCOM Paramount's international TV division has inked a three-year programming agreement with Media Park, a leading satellite and cable player in Spain.