The Mouse House has upped Philip Lelyveld to veep, digital industry relations. In the newly created post, Lelyveld will lead Disney's efforts in emerging technology standards and related…
Michael Harris has been appointed general manager of the Canadian Documentary Channel, a new digital specialty web launching in the fall.
Tollin/Robbins Prods. has sealed a seven-figure, multi-year development pact with "The West Wing" co-exec producer Kevin Falls -- the boutique production house's first overall talent deal.
Bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talkshow host Mitch Albom will join MSNBC's daytime lineup beginning Jan. 29. "The Mitch Albom Show," a live talk-radio show broadcast nationwide on…
Publisher Houghton Mifflin and animation house Mainframe Entertainment have inked to develop the long-lost children's story of Whiteblack the Penguin as a television and film property.
Dawn Bridges, EMI's senior VP of corporate communications in the U.S., has ankled her post to take up the same position in the New York office of Warner Music, overseeing the group's media relations…
Argentina's cinema authorities are cleaning up the Mar del Plata film fest, rocked by rows since its 1996 relaunch. The March festival will focus on the art of cinema rather than the showbiz tinsel…
CBS Broadcasting has sued the Carsey-Werner Co. for allegedly failing to repay a loan of $53.3 million that funded production of the series "Cybill."
FROM NATPEBarbara Walters and Bill Geddie, who have been producing TV together for 13 years, have tapped Mindy Moore as supervising producer for their Buena Vista TV talker, "Iyanla."
Rafael Pineda has communed with Gotham's Spanish-speaking populace five days a week for 30 years as anchor for Univision's WXTV, sprinkling local news with word of earthquakes or politics in Latin…
Canadian-made thriller "The Art of War" will collect the Golden Reel for top box office performer at the Genie Awards, the Canuck equivalent of the Oscars. The kudos will be presented at the 21st…
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