The 13th annual Mipcom TV trade show wound down Monday with record attendance of 10,000 --- for the first time rivaling its elder sister, the international sales bazaar Mip TV, which is held in April.
Bob Boden has been tabbed as VP of development and production for FX Networks, overseeing the cabler's development and production of original programming.
HBO Pictures is moving forward with the first original biopic on the life of controversial gossip columnist Walter Winchell, with Stanley Tucci ("Big Night") attached to star as Winchell and Paul…
Nickelodeon has signed a one-year deal with Burger King Corp. for three kids-meal promotions valued at an estimated $30 million in media support.
Organizers of the Diversity Awards have announced the full slate of honorees for the Oct. 21 event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Showtime expects to begin casting on a six-hour miniseries "The Life & Times of Joseph Bonanno" toward the end of the year, with shooting to start next March. At about $13 million, the project…
Judges for the Intl. Documentary Assn. have nominated 25 documentaries ranging from feature-length films to short subjects for the IDA's 1997 Distinguished Achievement Awards. Five awards will be…
MediaOne, the "broadband" arm of telco US West's new media group, announced Monday the launch of its anticipated video-streaming technology, which the company is tentatively calling MediaOne…
Capitalizing on Asia's love of action series, major Oz producer-distrib Southern Star sold 235 hours of programming to AXN, Columbia TriStar's new Asian satellite channel, at Mipcom.
The world premiere of James Cameron's behemoth "Titanic" is scheduled for Nov. 1 at the 10th annual Tokyo Intl. Film Festival, exactly seven weeks before its scheduled U.S. bow on Dec. 19.
Italy's media tycoon and political right-wing opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi will stand trial Jan. 21 in Milan on charges of tax evasion and fraud, officials said Monday.