German giant the Kirch Group has inked an agreement to buy German web TM3 from Rupert Murdoch, according to local reports.
FROM NATPEBarbara Walters and Bill Geddie, who have been producing TV together for 13 years, have tapped Mindy Moore as supervising producer for their Buena Vista TV talker, "Iyanla."
The Golden Globes telecast on NBC continues to generate one of the largest audiences for any annual special, with Sunday's numbers delivering year-to-year growth and helping the Peacock to win the…
FROM NATPE"Caroline," Paramount's talker for fall 2001 starring Caroline Rhea, has racked up clearances in 70 markets, including WNBC in New York and KCAL in Los Angeles.
Barbara Zaneri has been appointed senior VP of program planning and acquisitions at TNN: the National Network.
FROM NATPEExpanding its commitment to local productions, Columbia TriStar's international arm is offering "As If," a half-hour dramedy produced for the British market for sale to U.S. outlets.
A coalition of foreign investors, including CNN founder Ted Turner, is ready to invest up to $300 million for a stake in Russia's beleaguered independent TV channel NTV -- if it receives guarantees…
Bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talkshow host Mitch Albom will join MSNBC's daytime lineup beginning Jan. 29. "The Mitch Albom Show," a live talk-radio show broadcast nationwide on…
FROM NATPEThe three keys to a successful reality format are scheduling, casting -- and crucially -- execution. That was the consensus among three top format purveyors Tuesday in analyzing just why…
Barbara Dixon has been tapped veepee and director of the Museum of Television & Radio's L.A. branch.
Rafael Pineda has communed with Gotham's Spanish-speaking populace five days a week for 30 years as anchor for Univision's WXTV, sprinkling local news with word of earthquakes or politics in Latin…