John Irwin has been named VP, development and production, for Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment, which produces "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien."
The Banff Television Festival is different -- and proud of it. In sharp contrast to the major TV get-togethers like Mip, Mipcom and the National Assn. of Television Program Executives confab, Banff…
Billionaire Paul Allen has invested $100 million in Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Media in exchange for a 12% stake in the fledgling company.
Rupert Murdoch told cable operators he opposes regulations forcing them to carry digital signals from his Fox TV stations.
Pseudo Programs, a leading producer of entertainment programming for the Internet, has raised $14 million from a new round of financing.
Twenty-six Tinseltown Studios employees have secured representation with IATSE following eight months of negotiations.
Animation programs Bunch of Fives: Lower Orders, Australian Broadcasting Corp. with Telcast Intl. The Canterbury Tales, Christmas Films/Beryl Prods./Pizzaz/Right Angle/Picasso Pictures for S4C with…
After months of negotiations, moribund Australian feevee operator Cable & Wireless Optus has at last made progress in its quest to reduce its hefty programming expenses, talking its movie suppliers…
Conservatives and liberals joined forces on the House floor Wednesday to strike down a proposal that would have eliminated First Amendment protection for extremely violent or sexual material…
Wily Mel Karmazin is playing the 'Net again, commanding a 30% stake in ThirdAge Media for his CBS Corp. in exchange for $54 million in advertising, promotion and other non-cash considerations.
Sarah Wilby has been upped to senior VP of international publicity at Miramax Intl., it was announced Wednesday. She will report to Rick Sands, chairman of worldwide distribution, and to Steve Klain…