Sumner Redstone and Rupert Murdoch are grappling to dislodge the TV and cable rights to the World Wrestling Federation from the iron grip of Barry Diller.
Gotham-based investment bank Lehman Brothers is in talks to acquire a 3% stake in the Kirch Group's pay TV holding.
MTV Films exec Elysa Koplovitz is heading to Twentieth Century Fox as vice president of production in the first of what may be several hires into the production ranks at Fox.
Discovery Communications confirmed plans Tuesday to form a new company to oversee its stable of Internet ventures as a Web portal and possibly trade on Wall Street.
"We're seeing the birth of the Internet as the hub of distribution for all content," says Stephen Condon, VP of market development at Intervu, which helps companies stream content on their Web sites…
Walt Disney Intl. and CLT-Ufa have announced that Claude Schmit will remain sole managing director of tyke broadcaster Super RTL, taking over from Peter Heimes, who died on New Year's Eve.
"The Mexican," which took a short siesta when David Fincher and Brad Pitt said adios, has again gained momentum. "Mouse Hunt" helmer Gore Verbinski is now at the helm, and DreamWorks is in talks to…
A would-be third U.S. Hispanic net will tap Mexico's MVS Television under a programming supply agreement.
Industry vet Bob Sanitsky is getting back into the tenpercentery biz, returning to ICM as exec veepee and head of worldwide television for the agency.
Stewart Alsop has had more or less a front-row seat for the new-media explosion of the past five years.
Will Smith and James Lassiter's Universal Pictures-based Overbrook Entertainment has secured the remake rights from Canal Plus Image to Jean-Jacques Beineix's 1981 thriller "Diva."
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