Nippon Television (NTV) jumped on the growing broadband bandwagon by saying it will join two telecom companies to form an Internet-based entertainment contents delivery company. NTV along with NTT…
NBC is putting veteran exec Christopher Conti in charge of all drama development for the web.
Arne Wessberg, the newly elected president of the European Broadcasting Union, is promising that pubcasters in the EBU will put up an even greater fight to hang on to key sports rights under his…
The Sundance Channel has bought the U.S. rights to the feature-length documentary "Dark Days," about the people who live in the Amtrak tunnels adjacent to Penn Station in Manhattan.
Agreeing to cooperate in set-top box development, three of Japan's top electronics makers have called off a format war and joined hands to help promote digital satellite broadcasting.
Alta Films, Spain's biggest art film distributor, has signed an output deal with satcaster Via Digital, signaling yet another move by product-aggressive Telefonica Media. The accord gives the digital…
The nation's top film schools may not be cultivating the next generation of science-fiction filmmakers, but Sci Fi Channel hopes to give that genre a shot in the arm by sponsoring a $1 million grant…
Class begins Aug. 2 for "American High," Fox's entry in the summertime voyeur TV derby. Back-to-back episodes of "American High" will air Wednesdays at 9 and 9:30 p.m. for the remainder of the…
International TV industry vet Maria Komodikis has been tapped senior VP and G.M. for the international division of A&E TV Networks. She will be charged with managing AETN's global business and…
The Jim Henson Co. has divided the duties of Rod Perth -- who resigned last week as president of worldwide TV -- between two of its in-house executives, Angus Fletcher and Juliet Blake.
ABC execs hope to counter the continued success of the mini-monster phenoms such as the WB's "Pokemon" and Fox's "Digimon" by keeping most of the Alphabet's Saturday morning kids lineup intact…