German investment fund Mediability and Munich-based production outfit Ellipse Deutschland have inked to co-produce three animated TV series.
The final episode of "Gran Hermano," the local version of reality skein "Big Brother," captured an astonishing 90% viewer share for broadcaster Telefe.
Network Ten's $A3 million ($7 million) gamble on Southern Star Endemol's reality skein "Big Brother" has delivered sky-high ratings and healthy revenues, softening the impact of a weak advertising…
In a victory for Paxson Communications topper Lowell "Bud" Paxson, the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday said that it will again delay the auctioning of valuable TV spectrum to wireless…
Europe, the continent that spawned last year's hottest TV genre, is suffering from reality fatigue. Just as American TV is gearing up for a second wave of even more outlandish reality formats…
Indonesian multimedia giant Gramedia is launching test programming on its terrestrial channel CitiTV in October, before a full-scale rollout in February 2002.
The development train for projects aimed at 2002 rollouts in syndication is continuing at full steam: Lorne Michaels has inked a development pact with NBC Enterprises Domestic Syndication to create a…
France's leading private web TF1 posted provisional revenues of 1.2 billion euros ($1.042 billion) Wednesday, up 8.6% for the first half of 2001.
Pacts with TV stations across the country are starting to roll in for Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's revival of "Pyramid," hosted by Donny Osmond.
Touchstone Television topper Steve McPherson has a new long-term deal, as well as a new title: president.
Endemol Entertainment chairman John de Mol is giving the company a creative shot in the arm with the launch of the new Central Creative Unit (CCU), which he said "will bring together some of the…