The Australian and German governments have inked a treaty to increase film and TV co-productions. Product made under the agreement will be eligible for government funding in each country.
FROM NATPEWith an eye toward bolstering its TV biz, Miramax has tapped syndie vet Mort Marcus as chairman of Miramax TV & Video. Marcus had been serving as exec VP of sales and development for the…
Former Televisa exec Jorge Alvarez Hoth has been appointed undersecretary of telecommunications in the new government of President Vicente Fox.
UPN has restructured its marketing department, naming television marketing vet Rachel Wells Clark to the newly created post of senior VP of marketing, media and operations, working with UPN's Bob…
FROM NATPEUniversal Worldwide Television's "The Fifth Wheel" -- the syndicator's follow-up to "Blind Date" -- will roll into Los Angeles on indie KCAL.
Tribune Broadcasting's WB11 and Fox Sports Net New York have renewed a pact that will ensure the Gotham-based station will air a minimum of 50 New York Mets games in 2001. FSNY will air the remaining…
Michael Harris has been appointed general manager of the Canadian Documentary Channel, a new digital specialty web launching in the fall.
FROM NATPECBS drama "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" will become the first primetime drama to go interactive beginning in February, through a partnership with Microsoft's Web TV and Ultimate TV…
German giant the Kirch Group has inked an agreement to buy German web TM3 from Rupert Murdoch, according to local reports.
FROM NATPEBarbara Walters and Bill Geddie, who have been producing TV together for 13 years, have tapped Mindy Moore as supervising producer for their Buena Vista TV talker, "Iyanla."
The Golden Globes telecast on NBC continues to generate one of the largest audiences for any annual special, with Sunday's numbers delivering year-to-year growth and helping the Peacock to win the…