The Alphabet net confirmed rumors Tuesday that longtime "Good Morning America" co-anchor Charles Gibson is headed for a host slot on one of the web's primetime newsmags.
GERMANY Duesseldorf-based UFA Theater, Germany’s largest theater chain, reported revenues of 360 million marks ($201 million) in 1997, an increase of $5.6 million over the previous year. During the…
Paul Byrnes, director of the Sydney Film Festival for the past 10 years, announced Tuesday that the June 5-18 edition will be his last at the helm.
CBS Corp. moved a step closer to being a pure media and entertainment company Tuesday, agreeing to sell its telecom network, Westinghouse Commu-nications, to RSL Communications for $90 million in…
Vidatron Entertainment saw a 23% improvement in revenues for the first six fiscal months of 1998 despite a soft first quarter.
Disney's "The Lion King" and the Roundabout Theater Co.'s revival of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge" led the field in the 1998 Outer Critics Circle awards. "Lion King" took home six nods -…
Shaw Communications, a major shareholder of one of Canada's largest private media empires is going to court to maintain its hold on Western Intl. Communications.
Television and film director Michael Lessac — whose credits include “Grace Under Fire,” “The Drew Carey Show,” “Everybody Loves Raymond” and the feature “House of Cards” –has signed to be jointly…
A retro program dedicated to Russia's oldest film studio, St. Petersburg based Lenfilm (which marks its 80th anniversary this year), will showcase the city's annual Festival of Festivals, unspooling…
MIDDLE EAST Showtime, the satellite TV network in the Middle East, will add Hallmark Entertainment Network to its channel bouquet starting May 1. During the last year the satcaster inked deals with…
AMERICAN HISTORY X director Tony Kaye is dropping everything to make a feature on the recent death of a 6-month-old black South African girl allegedly shot by a 42-year-old white farmer as she and…