Germany has a new star: Zlatko, a 24 year old Macedonian-born mechanic who thinks Shakespeare is a movie director and claims he has never read a book in its entirety.
Moving into the network big leagues, indie Los Angeles station KWHY Channel 22 will air the nation's first Spanish-lingo HDTV broadcast April 30.
Going to the mat over top-rated wrestling, Barry Diller's USA Networks plans to match an offer by Viacom/CBS for cable rights to the World Wrestling Federation, perhaps as early as today.
Marinus N. (Nick) Henny has been tapped chief financial officer of Universal Music Group. Based in New York, Henny will oversee the global finance operations of UMG.
Gale Anne Hurd, who, like many producers, ended a studio deal over the past year, has found a new patron in Kinowelt USA, a newly minted domestic film arm of German conglom Kinowelt Medien. The…
Asia's largest film festival, the Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, will unspool Oct. 29 to Nov. 5. Entries are now being accepted.
LATIN AMERICA Turner Network Television Latam has announced a licensing agreement with Pandora for rights to 16 pics. The films will be part of the network's new franchise, TNT Independent. The deal…
Sportscaster and Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona has filed an age and sex discrimination suit against ABC Sports, which she alleged fired her after she no longer appealed to young male viewers.
It's no longer all about the Peacock at NBC Enterprises. Web's distribution arm has snagged the international TV and international homevid rights to the upcoming TBS Superstation remake of the…
Partly filling the void left when Rob Moore ankled Disney early this year, Dean C. Hallett has been named senior veep and chief financial officer of the Walt Disney Studios.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$155.7M Fox -14.77%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.4M Universal Pictures -17.98%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.0M Cumulative:$25.8M Disney -5.49%