MTV Networks will launch a Comedy Central channel in Germany Jan. 15, making it the second non-music Viacom web to go on air here following Nickelodeon last year.
Ulrich Jarkel has been promoted to senior VP strategic marketing and business development for continental Europe at Sony BMG Music Intl.
American producer Elliott Kastner and London-based multihyphenate Alki David will bow sales company 111 Pictures at the Cannes Film Festival next week.
Dominant Italo commercial broadcaster Mediaset posted a sharp drop in net profit of E145.1 million ($185.1 million) for the first quarter of 2006, down from $253.4 million a year earlier, due to…
Pumping up an already stellar list of confirmed speakers, the Banff World Television Festival has added Paul Scheuring, creator, writer and exec producer of "Prison Break," to its growing list of…
Ulrich Jaerkel has been promoted to the newly created position of senior VP strategic marketing & business development for continental Europe at Sony BMG Music International.
The Venice Film Festival has enlisted producer Paula Wagner to head the jury awarding its Lion of the Future prize for first-time filmmakers, while Teutonic helmer Philip Groening will be jury chief…
Production gets underway this month on "The Longest Night In Shanghai," a rare Sino-Japanese co-production.
Danish thesp Ulrich Thomsen ("Festen") has turned to drugs and electric shock therapy in "Opium," a $3.4 million Bergmanesque drama about writing, sex and insanity currently shooting on location in…
Radio has created some stars in the past few decades, but in general, stars don't go to radio. But on July 31, Whoopi Goldberg will launch a four-hour daily drive-time show for Clear Channel.