German broadcaster RTL and Hallmark Entertainment have extended an existing output deal for another three years. Deal has been expanded to include the co-production of a minimum of three of…
Viacom chairman-CEO Sumner Redstone opened the National Assn. of Broadcasters confab here Monday with a rallying cry for "old" media.
New German sales venture Peppermint will handle over 400 hours of programming for New York distrib SPI Intl. Peppermint will peddle the catalog for the German-speaking and Asian markets. The main…
Torrential downpour didn't dampen spirits over the weekend at Mipdoc, the two-day documentary market that precedes TV confab Mip TV.
History was revisited on Wednesday night as witnesses to and participants in the Nuremberg Trials gathered at the Museum of Television & Radio for a panel discussion, "The Legacy of the Nuremberg…
TV Bandeirantes has eliminated Antonio Athayde's vice president post after the seasoned TV exec resigned following disagreements with prexy Johnny Saad.
For those network series "on the bubble," April can be the cruelest month. The webs have already renewed most of their strongest series -- obvious entries like ABC's "The Practice" and NBC's "Will…
Cinemax, HBO's sibling pay network, has acquired the premium pay cable rights to "Picking Up the Pieces," a dark comedy from Alfonso Arau ("A Walk in the Clouds").
The cable network that supposedly empowers women hiccups badly with this telepic about a confused journalist who transforms herself in order to score with the dudes. Granted, this isn't supposed to…
File these announcements under "duh": NBC has picked up "Will & Grace" for two more years, while ABC has given the green light to "The Practice," "NYPD Blue" and "Once and Again."
The $19 billion merger of CLT/Ufa and Pearson TV, announced Friday, will create a Euro TV titan with the declared intention of launching a massive push into the U.S. programming market.