Peter Roth, president of the Fox Entertainment Group, has been appointed to serve a one-year term on the executive committee of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS).
The owners of Poland's two planned digital broadcasters have chosen to go to make love, not war. U.S.-based @Entertainment and Telewisja Korporacja Polska (TKP), the parent company of Canal Plus…
Madrid based sales and distribution house Kevin Williams Associates (KWA) has signed with top Spanish indie distrib Tripictures to rep the 120 pic Vestron film catalog for Eastern Europe, one of the…
The Improv celebrated 35 years in funny-business Wednesday with a roast of the comedy club chain's founder, Budd Friedman, at the club's Hollywood address.
Well known Spanish film and TV executive Juan Ruiz de Gauna has been appointed managing director of Via Digital, one of Spain's two digital TV operators.
Bruce Eric Kaplan, a member of the "Seinfeld" writing team, has signed an exclusive two-year deal with Castle Rock Entertainment. The terms and dollar figure of the deal were undisclosed.
Gotham's hometown newsman Tony Guida has bagged an anchor-correspondent post with CNNfn.
Veteran L.A. newsman Jess Marlow has been named the 1998 recipient of the Los Angeles-area Governors Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Cable giant Shaw Communications announced a C$975 million ($682 million) offer Friday to purchase any outstanding Class B shares of WIC Western International Communications Ltd., topping a $455…
Ben Bagley, who produced several hit Off Broadway revues and a series of recordings of obscure Broadway songs, died on March 21 at his home in Queens of complications from emphysema. He was 64.
Frank M. Smith Jr., a senior CBS executive for more than 30 years, died April 2 at the Hospice of Palm Beach (Florida) following a long illness. He was 70.