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…
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 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…
Warner Bros. has made it official, confirming industry speculation that Eric Frankel would get the new post of president of domestic cable distribution following the retirement of Ed Bleier. The new…
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…
CNN International launched a South Asian channel in India Monday.
Penny Harris has been upped to the new post of controller of acquisitions for Sky One, satcaster BSkyB's flagship TV channel.
Brazilian screenwriters are assembling a national association to form a united front on certain issues, but will not engage in collective bargaining.