Nancy Meyers, who helmed Sony's recent laffer "Something's Gotta Give," has been named director of the year for ShoWest 2004.
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Starz Encore's position as the last pay network devoted exclusively to theatrical movies is looking increasingly precarious. Parent company Liberty Media disclosed this week that the cost of film…
But seriously folks: USA topper Doug Herzog will rejoin Comedy Central as president in May. Having held top positions at MTV, Comedy Central, Fox and USA within the past decade, exec will return to…
Trustees of the Writers Guild-Industry health and pension funds have tapped veteran exec Terence L. Young as administrator, replacing Thomas J. Hendricks.
Reflecting its core focus on satellite TV, News Corp. has changed the name of recently acquired Hughes Electronics Corp. to the DirecTV Group.
MGM Home Entertainment has upped Ron Sufrin to executive veep of business and legal affairs.
Like a barrage of end-of-semester term papers, media companies filed their year-end financial 10K reports to the Securities & Exchange Commission by the Monday deadline. In the process, Time Warner…
IDT Entertainment, which has been on a buying spree of computer animation and visual effects facilities, said Tuesday it has acquired yet another, in DKP Effects.
Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and its indefatigable music director Wynton Marsalis are back on the road, touring the West Coast before heading to Mexico City's Festival de Mexico. Last stop on the…
Fresh from toplining TNT/BBC miniseries "The Grid," Dylan McDermott will play a crooked cop in indie drama "Edison," starring Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, Justin Timberlake, LL Cool J and Piper…