FROM MIP TVVowing to double its revenues from foreign program sales to $45 million over the next three years, newly reinvigorated Channel Four Intl. sailed into Mip with a series of agreements inked…
ESPN, accused of soaking cable operators for large license fees, has decided to give back some ad time.
FROM MIP TVIt's happy days for the Munich-based Kirch Group. Recent weeks have seen new partners come on board and full control of the German pay TV market achieved, so the annual Kirch Mip TV do…
PBS' "The Electric Company" will return to national TV for the first time in 20 years when cabler TV Land runs the kids series on April 26 in primetime. The one-night stunt is designed to promote TV…
The U.K. and the U.S. once again lead the nominations race for the annual Banff Rockie Awards, with 22 and 18 noms, respectively.
Using the latest camera and exploration technology, Oz producer-distrib Beyond Prods. is teaming with Quest Australia Prods. and wildlife docu cabler Animal Planet U.S. to produce "The Quest," a five…
Pax TV has unveiled the first of its original shows for the fall, the primetime family drama "Hope Island," a co-prod with Canada's Lions Gate TV.
ESPN's new 24-hour-a-day cable networks, ESPN Now and ESPN Extra, will kick off in September as part of a deal with John Malone's HITS (Headend in the Sky) to create an eight-channel digital tier of…
The New York Mets are off to a solid ratings start on WPIX, while their Bronx competish continues to do well on WNYW.
FROM MIP TVFollowing the success of the Italian Film Agency, established last year to promote Italian film internationally, the Italian government unveiled at Mip Friday a similar initiative to boost…