Lions Gate Intl. has inked a pre-sale for the two-part actioner "Superfire" to German commercial web ProSieben.
Warburg Pincus is betting an initial outlay of $10 million that two industry veterans will be able to create a thriving business out of packaging new cable networks for the fast-arriving age of…
From Will to Hill, Eric McCormack replaces Craig Bierko in the current Broadway revival of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man," effective May 8. Bierko's last perf as professor Harold Hill is May 6.
ABC said on Thursday it won't follow CBS and leave the National Assn. of Broadcasters, giving it unprecedented status as the only major net in the trade org.
National Geographic and the BBC are set to co-produce the blue-chip docu "Great Natural Wonders of the World," which is to be presented by David Attenborough.
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CBS on Wednesday divorced the National Assn. of Broadcasters over irreconcilable differences, leaving the Alphabet the only network to still call the longtime trade org home.
The budget for French TV production rose 13% to 7.6 billion francs ($1.03 billion) in 2000, with a total 3,892 hours made, the Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC) said at Mip.
Longtime TV exec John Litvack has re-upped with the Frog, signing a new long-term deal and upgrading to executive vice president of current programming and primetime scheduling at the WB.
Buena Vista Intl. Television has sold "Wingspan," the feature length doc on Paul McCartney's post-Beatles career, to the U.K.'s Channel 4.
EchoStar Communications Corp. is negotiating to take an equity stake of up to 5% in Korea Digital Satellite Broadcasting, scheduled to launch at the end of the year.