HBO is coming off one of the best theatrical-movie summers in its history, harvesting pay TV rights to seven of the 12 $100 million-plus domestic box-office winners. The pay cabler landed the rights…
On the first day of Mipcom, Columbia TriStar Intl. Television unveiled plans to escalate its local production activities and to expand its sales team throughout Europe. Idea is to build on the…
The World Wrestling Federation loves to push the boundaries of good taste in its various TV spectaculars on UPN, TNN, MTV and pay per view -- and the WWF is no slouch at spewing out rough language…
CBS drama "That's Life" got off to a reasonably strong start with its special preview episode Sunday. Despite airing opposite the closing night of the Summer Olympics on NBC, "Life" placed a solid…
For the first time ever, an epic Chinese miniseries is being offered for sale to station buyers at Mipcom -- not by a Chinese distributor, but by a Hollywood studio.
Fox Television Studios has jumped into the international format fray, launching Fox World Prods. as its latest programming pod. Daniela Welteke has been tapped to lead the division, handling…
E! Networks has expanded its marketing department with three new VP appointments, naming Roe Astuto to media and research; Despina Gianopulos, promotions; and John Pucci, creative services.
Pan-European station powerhouse SBS, which boasts a dozen stations across Western and Eastern Europe, is bulking up on American movies for its key outlets in Holland. On the eve of Mipcom, the…
TNN: The National Network has folded WSE (World Sports Enterprises), its motor sports production division, a casualty of TNN's failure to renew its contract with Nascar.
A strike by civic workers here could soon affect film and television production and bring the curtain down on the three city-run playhouses.
Gad Lerner, news director of pubcaster RAI's flagship RAI1 and one of Italy's most popular journalists, resigned Sunday night after a political storm erupted in the last few days over graphic images…
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