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."…
Esparza/Katz Prods., the production company behind features "Selena" and "Milagro Beanfield War," plus the TNT minis "Gettysburg" and "The Rough Riders," has hired producer Julian Fowles to oversee…
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.
Smart, the research strategy which hopes eventually to challenge Nielsen's monopoly in national and local delivery of TV ratings, has signed three more industry players as clients: ad agency Ogilvy…
Bob Boden has been tabbed as VP of development and production for FX Networks, overseeing the cabler's development and production of original programming.
James Caan will star in the HBO Pictures film "Poodle Springs," his first television project since he headlined the Brian Piccolo biopic "Brian's Song" for ABC in 1971.
European audience research firms are becoming as sophisticated --- and perhaps more global in their approach --- than their American counterparts.