Andy Harries has been appointed controller of drama at Granada TV. He is already controller of comedy.
Canadian animation producer Nelvana said Friday that it is in discussions to merge with or be acquired by another company, but Nelvana did not reveal further details of the negotiations.
The exhumation of an early work does an admirable dramatist few favors in the case of "Conversations After a Burial," the sour and often pretentious first play from Yasmina Reza that was written well…
Proving that making short films can open large doors, filmmakers Gareth Smith and Michael Horowitz ("This Guy Is Falling") have closed a feature deal with USA Films as well as a television series…
Business information empire Thomson Corp. and multimedia behemoth BCE announced Friday that they have inked a deal to pool their resources to create a television, newspaper and Internet powerhouse…
As part of the restructuring of operations at Disney's Buena Vista Television and newly formed Buena Vista Prods., the company has named two new veeps.
Canada's broadcast regulator has licensed a new French-language arts and culture specialty channel, La Tele des Arts, a partnership between private and public sectors. Web is jointly owned by…
Broadband Interactive Group has inked a television distribution deal with media group Extreme Intl., formerly operating as X Dream Intl. Under the terms of the agreement, Extreme will distribute 200…
Although broadcast networks may have limited their coverage of the Democratic and Republican conventions, their Internet arms helped pick up the slack with a too-much-is-not-enough exuberance. But…
Specialty TV channel Sportscope Television Network has taken itself public by inking a reverse takeover deal with Old Canada Investment Corp. valued at more than C$150 million ($100 million).
Proving that TV crime pays, Emmy-winning "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini has just signed a renegotiated contract that will pay him about $10 million for the next two seasons of the HBO drama. That…