USA has promoted Frank DeRose, a 15-year veteran of the network, to the new post of VP of program scheduling.
The top weekly syndicated hours posted improved rating perfs during the week ended June 24, following their struggle the previous week with preemptions due to U.S. Open Golf coverage.
Bernie Mac, Jennifer Tilly, William Shatner and Carmen Electra have signed on to voice Revolution Studio's upcoming animated pic "Lil' Pimp," which is skedded to hit theaters in 2002.
Underscoring its growing stock of upscale productions, Spanish film and TV conglom Sogecable has inked a deal to program 52 hours a year on Mexican culture channel Canal 22.
Hallmark has acquired U.S. rights to the 22-part drama "Macleod's Daughters," produced in Australia for Kerry Packer's Nine Network by Millennium Television and Nine Films & Television.
Francois Macerola, who just ended his term as executive director of Canuck film and TV funder Telefilm Canada, was named chair of the Montreal-based agency Thursday.
French production companies Tele Images Intl. and GTV have signed a development and co-production agreement with U.S. firm Impact Media, headed by Michael Solomon, to develop English-language…
German kidvidder TV-Loonland has inked a deal with the U.K.'s Pearson Television for two animation projects, "Something Else" and "Georgie Goat."
Italy's rival cash-strapped pay TV operators, Vivendi Universal's Telepiu and News Corp.'s Stream, have finally agreed to merge following months of discussions, Vivendi U's TV group Canal Plus…
A French minority shareholders' lobby group is contesting the price Vivendi Universal subsid StudioCanal is offering shareholders in its buyout of the French TV production company Expand.
In a victory for public broadcasters, a federal appeals court has ruled that they shouldn't have to duke it out with commercial stations in auctions for new licenses.