Filmed before Mother Teresa's Sept. 5 death, "Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor" shines with good intentions, a strong perf by Geraldine Chaplin in the title role, and with an honorable if…
Deutsche Telekom AG said Tuesday it had reached a breakthrough agreement with broadcasters on setting up a common cable platform for digital television broadcasting in Germany.
Big numbers from its established powerhouses have handed NBC a victory of historic proportions in the opening week of the 1997-98 primetime Nielsen season.
Spanish digital operator Via Digital, 25% owned by telco Telefonica, will carry a branded Canal Hallmark channel on its platform from Dec. 15.
Sean O'Halloran is segueing from the hottest seat in Australian pay TV --- CEO of beleaguered satcaster Australis Media --- to one of the best-upholstered jobs in Oz film and TV production and…
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) used Tuesday's confirmation hearing for three Federal Communication Commission nominees to raise the stakes in his effort to pressure NBC into…
CBS has ordered a sitcom pilot from CBS Prods. called "Late Bloomer," which stars Lisa Ann Walter of "Life's Work" and is executive produced by Jonathan Axelrod and James Widdoes of "Dave's World."…
Showtime expects to begin casting on a six-hour miniseries "The Life & Times of Joseph Bonanno" toward the end of the year, with shooting to start next March. At about $13 million, the project…
European top independent production company Endemol Entertainment is in late-stage negotiations in at least five Latin American territories for the sale of classic formats such as the "Soundmixshow,"…
Capitalizing on Asia's love of action series, major Oz producer-distrib Southern Star sold 235 hours of programming to AXN, Columbia TriStar's new Asian satellite channel, at Mipcom.
Granada Entertainment USA has tapped two veteran telefilm producers, Jon Cowan and Robert Rovner, to spearhead the company's push into TV movie and miniseries production.