Molly Thompson has been tapped veepee of A&E IndieFilms, the cable net's documentary arm. She'll head up branding and festival strategy as well as the unit's financing and distribution negotiations.
Following a seven-month, $15 million renovation, Gotham's Beacon Theater will reopen with a pair of Paul Simon concerts on Feb. 13 and 14.
Sundance Channel has acquired 26 independent films that will premiere on the Rainbow Media cabler in 2009.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$29.9M Sony / Screen Gems -11.16%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$557,622 Cumulative:$308.5M Disney -4.92%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$459,663 Cumulative:$18.1M Warner Brothers -9.19%
Those who like their macchiatos with a dash of Olbermann and Maddow will be pleased to learn that newscabler MSNBC will be beaming its coverage of Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday directly into…
Rainbow Media prexy of national entertainment services Ed Carroll has been upped to chief operating officer of Rainbow Entertainment Services.
Apparently aiming to capitalize on the success of its rebranding last year, Animal Planet announced three series debuts for the first half of '09.
Wall Street heavyweight Gregg Siebert has been named executive vice president of Cablevision Systems Corporations. The appointment will take effect by month's end.
Don't flip the switch just yet -- that's what the incoming Obama administration urged Congress on Thursday regarding the long-planned Feb. 17 transition to all-digital broadcasting.
According to an insider, MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews announced Wednesday that he will not be seeking political office in 2010.
Barack Obama is eyeing CNN's telegenic medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta as the next surgeon general.