Howard Stringer, Chairman and CEO of Sony Corp. of America, and Katsuji Ebisawa, prexy of NHK Japan Broadcasting, will both receive honorary Emmys at the 30th outing of the International Emmy Awards…
Iain Softley is set to direct "Shanghai," an epic WWII drama scripted by Hossein Amini, for Miramax Films.
MTV has picked up a telepic from "Real World" producers Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jon Murray that parodies the very franchise they created.
Producer Jordan Kerner, via his Kerner Entertainment Co. shingle, has struck a four-year, first-look pact with Paramount Pictures.
Latin American pay TV programmer Claxson and Canada's Chum Television Intl. are extending the MuchMusic franchise into Mexico with a programming block on pubcaster Canal Once.
DirecTV Latin America has licensed the rights to 40 World Cup matches to Mexico's provincial cablers buying group PCTV.
Ravina Raj Kohli has been tapped to top Rupert Murdoch's Star News, which is preparing for a relaunch as an independent news content producer in India in April 2003.
Call off the picket lines. Actors' Equity and Dodger Theatricals signed a special contract last week for the planned national tour of "42nd Street."
The center square is now vacant: King World and Whoopi Goldberg did not reach a "Square" deal.
Viacom's Sumner Redstone and Mel Karmazin each received an unusually rich $15.3 million in salary and bonus last year plus packages of 750,000 new stock options that vest over four years. Their $3.3…
Elizabeth Taylor is OK -- if you call being in bed with the flu OK. She didn't show Saturday night at the Hollywood & Highland complex to make the GLAAD Awards