Sassy "The Parkers" star Mo'Nique and wild rapper Busta Rhymes have been named hosts of The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2000, which airs on UPN in August.
Eric Reid has been named chief operating officer of Lakeshore Entertainment, while Robert Benun has been upped to senior veepee, business and legal affairs.
News Corp. is ramping up its presence in India. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch last week told Vilasrao Deshmukh, chief minister of the state of Maharashtra, that he will establish a film studio in…
The USA Network, facing the loss in two months of the high-rated Monday-night wrestling extravaganza "Raw Is War," continues to beef up its movie library, buying the first network window to USA…
After four years in Hollywood, co-prexy of Sony Pictures Entertainment Masayuki "Yuki" Nozoe is headed back to Tokyo to spearhead the company's push to meld content, hardware and digital technology.
The breakup of Australia's dominant feevee service Foxtel now seems less likely as shareholders Rupert Murdoch, Kerry Packer and public telco Telstra have said that they are at last talking about the…
Interactive TV service provider OpenTV has tapped Sharon H. Brown as chief marketing officer, a newly created post.
Gotham-based Netcaster Centerseat has inked a deal with wireless distrib ActiveSky to make its programming available on handheld devices.
Pics by Cameron Crowe, Christopher Guest and Rod Lurie will see their world premieres at the 25th annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, set to run Sept. 7-16. Fest director Piers Handling and managing…
The Disney Latino channel will launch in Latin America on July 27. The Spanish-lingo signal will bow initially on satcaster Galaxy Latam's DirecTV service. The Mouse House has a 10-year…
The California State Labor Commissioner has sued 20th Century Fox for failing to apologize for anti-gay remarks and actions made by Fox Television Entertainment Group chairman Sandy Grushow.