Canuck broadcaster Bell Globemedia has completed the financing for the acquisition of rival broadcaster Chum, the company announced Thursday.
The box office is starting to get serious. Focus Features is sending out its R-rated, Adrien Brody-starring gumshoe pic "Hollywoodland" on 1,548 screens. Strategy echoes the Universal shingle's…
John Malone's Starz Animation plans to juice up its development of feature-length cartoons, naming Kent Rice as chief exec. Rice was executive adviser to Starz chairman-CEO Robert Clasen over the…
Gotham shingle and financing arm GreeneStreet is shifting its production headquarters to Los Angeles as part of a larger reinvention that could see it court more studios as well as boost its slate…
The CBS-owned college-sports network CSTV has signed Bob Rose as exec veep of distribution. Rose, who spent the previous 14 years as the top affiliate-sales exec for Court TV, will lead the…
Dennis Quaid, Rachel Weisz and Thomas Haden Church will star in "Smart People," with director Noam Murro beginning production Nov. 6 in Pittsburgh. Mark Poirier wrote the script.
Initiative North America's top TV buying executive, Tim Spengler, has been elevated to a new position expanding his authority over print, online and other emerging media.
Dutch helmer Ben Sombogaart's "1953" will be among the 21 projects seeking foreign coin at the annual Netherlands Film Festival's Production Platform (NPP), running Sept. 29-Oct. 1.
CAA's corporate communications head Wendy Smith has ankled and will be replaced by Michael Mand. Smith, who headed the agency's corporate communications department since 2000, has traded showbiz for…
Katie Couric delivered another winning night for CBS' "Evening News," though her numbers fell 25% from her boffo debut. In her second night, Couric drew 10.13 million total viewers, down from 13.58…