Weeks after signing a two-year overall deal with New Line to produce and direct feature films, musicvid helmer Hype Williams is in serious negotiations with MTV to develop an animated series for the…
Warner Brothers TV has tapped toon house Film Roman to serve as producers for next season's animated series "The Oblongs," set to bow on the WB next fall.
Artisan Home Entertainment has signed a four-year contract with Discovery Networks to distribute on video in the U.S. all of the company's branded programming.
Lifetime Television's "Any Day Now" had quite a day Sunday. A two-hour special episode of the drama on Oct. 24 posted the highest rating for an original series on the women's cable network. The…
Cable and satellite in Europe are forecast to catch on big time over the next decade.
TNT is developing Ayn Rand's classic 1957 novel "Atlas Shrugged" as a four-hour miniseries, the cable network announced Wednesday.
Hot off his double Emmy win for "Ally McBeal" and "The Practice," David E. Kelley has nearly completed a five-year deal with Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television which could be…
Japan's leading cable TV company Jupiter Telecommunications is planning to upgrade its broadcast facilities and lines for digital transmission capability by fall 2000, a Japanese business daily…
Although NATPE has become more of a showcase than a programming market, some big deals may be in store for January's confab.
HBO Latin America has inked a five-year agreement with Galaxy Latin America under which the operator will have exclusive satellite pay TV rights in Brazil for the premium film channels HBO, HBO2 and…
After one of its roughest weeks ever, Fox may have started the process of turning around its foundering primetime ship thanks to buoyant season-premiere numbers for "Ally McBeal."