massive surge in merchandising sales offset a near 11% drop in programming sales for the British TV industry internationally in 1999, boosting total exports almost 6% to £380 million ($532 million)…
The chief financial officer of John Malone's Liberty Media confirmed that the media-investments unit may contribute some assets to Sky Global Networks, a fledgling group of mostly satellite TV…
Silvio Berlusconi's TV group Mediaset and Dutch-based Endemol Entertainment will join forces in Italy via Endemol's unit Aran, Berlusconi's son Piersilvio said at a convention in Monte Carlo.
Studios USA Domestic TV has inked an overall multiyear talk and reality deal, the first of its kind for the syndie studio, with vet talk producer Mark Lipinski.
BSkyB has pacted with A&E Networks to create a version of the Biography Channel for the U.K. Service, a spinoff of A&E's "Biography" series, is skedded to bow on SkyDigital Oct. 1.
The TV project that Imagine Television had been developing with Ryan Seacrest, "Seacrest@Night," has been scrapped in lieu of a new vehicle for the radio personality to be co-produced by Imagine and…
Granada Intl. has sold 832 hours of the soaps "Coronation Street" and "Emmerdale" to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. for an estimated £2.5 million ($3.5 million).
NEW YORK -- Showtime has greenlit "Ruby's Bucket of Blood," a telepic exec produced by Whoopi Goldberg and starring Angela Bassett, who will also produce.
The Hinduja multimedia company IndusInd Media and Communications has engaged the services of U.S. consultants Booz Allen and Hamilton to study the prospects for pay TV.
The Summer Olympics have helped NBC claim weekly ratings gold for the first time in several months, though numbers for the Games are significantly down vs. comparable years. According to Nielsen, NBC…
The Philippine Animation Studio (Pasi) and Canadian producer Nelvana have joined forces to co-produce 13 episodes of "Committed," an animated series for the Fox Family Channel and CTV in Canada.