BSkyB is in advanced talks to take control of interactive TV company Open in a deal that will value the business at more than £1.5 billion ($2.25 billion).
Sahara TV has established an Academy of Film and Television Arts in Mumbai. Approximately $45 million has been set aside for the project. Academy chairman Subrata Roy says the institution plans to…
Despite competition from production company VID, broadcaster Center TV has beem granted a five-year extension of its license for Russia's Channel 3.
Langley Prods., producer of the Fox TV series "Cops," has sued Fox Entertainment Group and its subsidiary Fox Television Stations, claiming that they are offering syndication rights to Fox affiliates…
Food Network will add six original series to its lineup this fall.
Discovery Networks Latam/Iberia has announced carriage deals for its two new channels, Discovery Health and Discovery Travel & Adventure, repping distribution of 2.3 million paid subscribers at the…
“2-Minute Drill,” the new quizzer that “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” exec producer Michael Davies is developing for ESPN, will have nowhere near the payoff as “Millionaire.” The prize “is not going…
"Big Brother" has gotten off to a solid start for CBS, providing hefty demo gains in some of the net's weakest time periods. "Big Brother" was the most-watched program in its time period on both…
"Freaks and Geeks," the critically acclaimed series that just ended its run on NBC, will find new life on Fox Family Channel. The cabler has acquired multi-year off-network rights to the series from…
Alliance Atlantis TV Prods. exec VP John Morayniss has been granted oversight of the production house's drama, longform and kids programming departments. Morayniss continues to report to Alliance…
Curious Pictures has begun production on nine original Internet toons for the Cartoon Network Online.