03/11/2006. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Production company RHI Entertainment and the SCIFI Channel have done a deal for a slate of new television movies.
According to the terms of this multi-picture deal, RHI Entertainment will produce ten original movies for the SCIFI Channel to be delivered in 2007. The agreement includes basic cable-tv rights for RHI Entertainment's new horror-thriller projects including Grizzly Rage, Maneater, Eye of the Beast, Blood Monkey and In the Spider's Web.
The agreement was negotiated by Robert Halmi, Jr, President and CEO of RHI Entertainment and Thomas Vitale, Senior Vice President, Programming and Original Movies, SCI FI Channel.
"We are delighted to once again be working with SCIFI Channel," said Halmi. "SCIFI's outstanding commitment to exciting original movies for television is unparalleled. We feel this is a perfect fit for our new productions."
"RHI is an ideal partner to create the kind of exciting and action-packed quality films that our audience has come to expect of our original movie franchise," added SCIFI Channel's Thomas Vitale.
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