Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Imagex has changed its name to imX Communications and is launching a new TV division, which will focus primarily on drama and animation.
FROM MIPCOMIn another combo of acquisition and co-financing between the U.S. and Europe, Spanish private broadcaster Tele 5 has closed a multipic deal with MGM on six firstrun films and 20 reruns.
FROM MIPCOMFrance Television, the parent company of pubcasters France 2 and France 3, is not planning to sell its 8% stake in digital platform Television Par Satellite (TPS).
KCBS catches break as NFL chooses Houston NEW YORK — What’s the reaction to the NFL’s decision Wednesday to award its next franchise to Houston, rather than the L.A. bid backed by Michael Ovitz.…
FROM MIPCOM Paramount's international TV division and Movie Television, one of the leading sub-distributors for Japan, finalized a programming distribution agreement Wednesday at Mipcom.
Thesp Christine Lahti will again team with scribe Wendy Wasserstein. Lahti has signed on to star in the telepic adaptation of Wasserstein's play "An American Daughter" for Lifetime.
FROM MIPCOM Even Britain's BBC has gone commercial -- and it's doing so better than many observers had expected.
Fox Broadcasting Co.'s troubled "Manchester Prep" has turned into a liaison mortel.
FROM MIPCOM Carlo Macchitella, the newly appointed general director of Italian pubcaster RAI's film unit, RAI Cinema, announced at Cannes that two multi-year output deals with Disney and MGM are near…
Several new skeins turned in strong ratings performances Tuesday, but the night's biggest winner is shaping up to be a studio: 20th Century Fox Television.
FROM MIPCOMWhile Italy's Mediaset and Germany's Kirch Group are working on the final details of their much ballyhooed Euro alliance, Roberto Pace, topper of Mediaset TV production, acquisition and…