Prods. La Fete VP Kevin Tierney will be ankling the Montreal-based film and TV production house to set up his own company, Ardglasson, to produce feature films, miniseries and telefilms.
Jive Records has tapped former New Line Cinema music chief Jon McHugh as veep of creative development.
Jim Newman, a veteran TV business reporter, is moving from KTLA to KABC next month.
Granada Group conditionally has agreed to buy the Mirror Group's 18.6% stake in Scottish Media Group for £110.3 million ($179 million).
Independent film companies racked up $2.3 billion in international sales for the fiscal year that began July 1, 1997, and ended June 30, 1998, according to a survey conducted for the American Film…
USA Networks has promoted corporate communications director Kat Stein to VP and given her the additional title of VP of media relations for the Sci-Fi Channel.
Home & Garden Television has signed Bob Villa for his first-ever, original cable series as the host of "Restore America," scheduled to premiere July 4.
The U.K.'s Independent Television Commission has taken the unprecedented step of closing down the Kurdish satcaster Med TV for supporting terrorist acts against Turkey.
DreamWorks "Forces of Nature" led the national box office charts over the weekend, but so far, residents of Spokane, Wash., and Santa Fe, N.M., haven't gotten to see the pic.
The collective host-broadcasting of major sports events, notably the World Cup of soccer, emerged as the hot topic at day two of the Sportel America TV market here Tuesday.
Canuck producer CanWest Entertainment has launched an international distribution company based in London and tapped seasoned sales executive Greg Phillips to run the operation.