French television network TF1 has acquired one of the last sizable film catalogs still available by purchasing Les Films Ariane's 300-pic library.
Garry Shandling has been confirmed as a presenter for the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.
Cable & Wireless Communications, the U.K.'s largest cable operator, is believed to be in advanced negotiations with British Sky Broadcasting on a deal that would see the satcaster supply the cabler…
Kim Haswell has been upped to senior vice president of comedy series development at Columbia TriStar TV, reporting to Eric Tannenbaum, president of CTT.
With her death, worldwide interest in Princess Diana is only set to intensify. British broadcasters have already been inundated with requests from foreign channels to buy any available docu and news…
German webs are taking advantage of the media spotlight on the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) in Berlin, which runs through Sunday, to announce their fall lineups and financial…
Almost twoand a half years after debuting a strategy to lure young viewers with new, low-budget kid pics each month, pay cable service Showtime is placing a higher emphasis on children's programming…
A classic fairy tale receives appropriately grim treatment in "Snow White: A Tale of Terror," but atmospherics ultimately overwhelm story and character in this handsome telepic. Sigourney Weaver's…
Director Linda Yellen and writers John Hoffman and Kevin Kane have turned Hoffman's one-man play into a whimsical exploration of a self-contained woman, a vulnerable divorced man and a wise, winning…
This morning's 10 o'clock memorial service for Tartikoff is reserved for the exec's family, friends and colleagues. It's being held at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park, 5950 Forest Lawn Drive, L.A.
Five years after the TV industry came under withering public attack for trying to pass off "The Jetsons" reruns as educational television --- because it taught children "about living in the 21st…
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