Universal Pictures has upped senior veepee Edward Egan to executive vice president of Universal Pictures Marketing, where he now will serve as second-in-command to prexy Marc Shmuger.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer may ask its bank lenders to increase its $1.3 billion credit line by $200 million to cover its funding needs in coming months, the Lion said in a Securities & Exchange Commission…
Busy Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil is set to launch its third original production in six months, with the world preem of "Dralion" in Montreal on April 22.
Disney Channel has given the go-ahead to three original movies and three original series for its "middle-aged" kids audience (9-11), including two reality series, said Rich Ross, senior VP…
Fine Line is in talks with musicvid director Sam Bayer to take the helm of "Monster's Ball," a project that Sean Penn had been in negotiations to direct before dropping out earlier this year.
Acme Television, the station group headed by WB Network chief Jamie Kellner, has taken the curious step of trading its WB affiliate station in Albuquerque, N.M., for the UPN affil in the market.
Employment in the movie and TV industries in California will grow by more than 25,000 jobs during the next three years, despite the flight of some production to less costly locales, a UCLA forecast…
German kidvid production, licensing and merchandising company EM.TV & Merchandising AG has signed a multi-year agreement with Disney Channel Germany, the company announced Tuesday.
Hard Eight Publishing, which bills itself as "New York's newest guerrilla press" but is mostly owned by pub pro Don Welsh, will unveil a parody of the New York Times tonight at Upper East Side media…
Rainbow Media’s MuchMusic USA has named Elaine Ching McEntee director of marketing. McEntee will oversee all marketing initiatives for MuchMusic USA, including coordinating efforts with its…
In its report card for the first quarter of 1999, A.C. Nielsen handed out primetime ratings increases to 19 of the 38 regularly monitored cable networks -- exactly half.