The fall season abroad looked to be gathering steam last weekend, sparked by "Signs," "Men in Black II," "Road to Perdition," "XXX" and even domestic underachiever "Reign of Fire."
Recent USC film school grad Jeff Wadlow was named winner of this year's Chrysler Million Dollar Film Festival, snaring a feature production deal with Universal.
EMI Music Publishing has named Bob Flax as the first president of the company's U.S. unit. Flax is currently executive vice president of EMI Music Publishing, where he has been employed since 1992.
"Spider-Man" originator Marvel Enterprises has spun a corporate succession web, announcing Monday that exec veep business and legal affairs Allen Lipson will succeed Peter Cuneo as CEO when the…
Peacock parent General Electric said Monday it's cooperating with a Securities and Exchange Commission inquiry into company founder Jack Welch's retirement package. GE added that Welch has asked that…
National Geographic Television has engineered the first TV-syndication sale of a service called "Newsreel" to NBC's owned- and-affiliated stations.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. will honor Ken Burns with its 2002 career achievement award.
Warner Bros. TV has tapped vet casting executive Meg Simon as VP, casting, New York.
M. Night Shyamalan, whose summer suspenser "Signs" has soared north of $200 million domestically, was named Monday to receive the Kodak Award at ShowEast 2002.
Broadway B.O. continued to languish last week as all shows played sked jockey in observance of the Sept. 11 anniversary. Wednesday matinees were canceled across the board, with only a handful of…