German distrib Helkon Media is entering a long-term program of cooperation with private web RTL II that covers 35 feature films.
After nine months of preparation, Canal Plus Group chairman Pierre Lescure and chief operating officer Denis Olivennes have given the greenlight to launch a new sports channel.
Comedy duo Michael Showalter and David Wain have been hired by Warner Bros. Television and HBO to create a series for Janeane Garofalo to topline.
The Fox and the Frog are finished. Still haunted by last spring's failed "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" renegotiations, the WB and 20th Century Fox TV will no longer do business together.
Cristian de la Fuente -- who appeared opposite Sylvester Stallone in the 2000 action pic "Driven" -- has inked a talent-holding deal with the WB.
The WB has greenlit production on two new reality series: the high school reunion fantasy "Classmates" and a nationwide competish that aims to discover "The Most Talented People in America."
Fresh off boffo box office returns for his new feature "Training Day," helmer Antoine Fuqua has partnered with Mel Gibson's Icon Prods. and Columbia TriStar TV to develop an hourlong drama for ABC.
Sure, Viacom topper Mel Karmazin may have been half jesting when suggesting that Washington cut the broadcasting biz a regulatory break and allow further consolidation in light of the Sept. 11…
John Billock, president of HBO's U.S. network group, has moved up to the new post of vice chairman and chief operating officer of Time Warner Cable.
An anxious U.S. House of Representatives late Friday cleared emergency anti-terrorism legislation that would, among other things, make it easier for the government to peek at cable modem and cable…
That sigh of relief you heard Friday was coming from CBS -- and perhaps anybody else who has a stake in the future of unscripted programming.