Thomas Haffa, head of EM.TV & Merchandising and new owner of the Jim Henson Co., has big plans for Kermit and the gang.
The Motion Picture Assn., the international arm of the Motion Picture Assn. of America, has named Ken Jacobsen the new director of worldwide anti-piracy.
Stacy Lifton has been upped to senior veep of business and legal affairs at Fox Family Worldwide.
Thai cabler United Broadcasting is about to discover which regulation violations will do them the least harm when they broadcast the Academy Awards on March 26.
Eriq La Salle will helm "Danger," an indie film penned by Joe Singer and Jason E. Squire. The pic is a thriller centering on a man who unwittingly becomes a target after being seated next to a hired…
Spain's pubcaster RTVE has extended its programming deal with Warner Bros. Intl. TV by inking a three-year agreement that includes broadcast rights to a number of top movies, series and animation…
Christian Slater has been set to co-star with Kevin Costner and Kurt Russell in the Franchise Pictures drama "3,000 Miles to Graceland," which is about to begin production.
News Corp. software subsid News Digital Systems Group and Microsoft Corp. said Tuesday that they have pacted to offer more interactive TV services to the WebTV platform and other digital TV set-top…
House Commerce Committee chairman Thomas Bliley (R-Va.) is expected to announce today that he will not run for re-election, tightening the race for the chairmanship of the House Telecommunications…
Regent Entertainment has signed its first development and financing deal for television movies with producer Ellen M. Krass' EMK Prods. The agreement gives Regent an exclusive, first-look opportunity…