Twentieth Century Fox Television has upped Lisa Harrison to director of comedy development, in a move designed to broaden the studio's roster of writers working outside the TV mainstream.
While the holiday season for commercial fare got off to a running start with "The Waterboy," a number of specialized films also made impressive debuts over the weekend -- albeit with considerably…
Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., has upped Ralph Alexander to senior veep of its Latin America division, replacing Giovanni Gentili, who ankled the post late last month.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has taken the wraps off its AXN channel in Spain, the latest addition to Canal Satelite Digital, that country's leading digital TV platform.
Former William Morris Agency VP Emily Gerson Saines has set up her own Gotham-based management firm, Gerson Saines Management, with some of her former agency clients set to join her.
Universal Pictures has upped Romy Kaufman to vice president of its story department.
Fox has kept the November sweeps adults 18-49 race interesting with its highest-rated non-baseball Thursday special ever, "World's Most Shocking Moments Caught on Tape."
Canadian broadcast regulators have approved a bid by Shaw, Canada's second-largest cable company, to place its media assets into a separate and independent company.
Marco Risi's apocalyptic comedy set in a Rome apartment complex one fateful New Year's Eve, "Kaputt Mundi," will open the eighth edition of New Italian Cinema Events, the annual showcase of recent…
Warner Bros. Domestic Pay TV and Cable has added the weekly hourlong PBS series "Sessions at West 54th" to its bulging portfolio of music programming such as the "Hard Rock Live" series on VH1 and…
Jerome Seydoux's Pathe added another string to its television bow last week by taking a 51% stake in cable and satellite channel AB Sports.