Paramount Domestic Television has sold its "Entertainment Tonight" spinoff "The Insider" to the CBS O&Os for a fall 2004 debut.
Markets & Festivals
Former Virgin Records exec Ashley Newton has been named executive vice president of A&R at RCA Records. Move reps the first significant hire for newly installed RCA Music Group chairman Clive Davis.
Director Peter Sollett's "Raising Victor Vargas" will open the 32nd New Directors/New Films series.
Indie production, financing and sales company Myriad Pictures has appointed Mary Herne senior VP of worldwide television.
Corporate Group AV Birla has launched Applause Entertainment, a production company that will release its first film soon in India.
Cablevision last week promoted Hank Ratner to the post of vice chairman.
Twentith Century Fox's young-skewing laffer "Just Married" honeymooned atop the weekend box office with a fuller-than-expected gift satchel estimated at $18 million.
A lighthearted comedy called "Crackerjack," about the geriatric sport of lawn bowling, is a good bet to generate interest at next month's American Film Market in Santa Monica after topping the box…
It's taken more than a decade, but the 2003 Sundance Film Festival, which begins Jan. 16, has finally purged those painful Tarantino wannabes from its program.
Fans who gathered at Graceland to celebrate what would have been Elvis Presley's 68th birthday on Jan. 8 learned that as far as album sales go, the King is most loved, actually, by the Great White…