The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Union of European Football Assns. have signed a $465 million contract for the TV rights to the Euro 2004 soccer championship finals.
Yahoo! has bowed a Webcast studio to produce and deliver broadcast events over the Internet. The virtual studio allows Net events to be immediately archived.
To enhance the marketing efforts of the Warner Bros. Pictures-based company, Bel Air Entertainment chairman-CEO Steve Reuther has hired Shannon Buckley as senior VP of worldwide marketing.
Claude Chabrol's "Merci Pour le Chocolat" (Nightcap) has won Gaul's prestigious cinema prize the Prix Louis-Delluc, it was announced Tuesday at a ceremony at film canteen Fouquet's on the…
Star TV's Channel V -- a joint venture with record company EMI -- has announced a collaboration with China Central Television (CCTV) to present Channel V's seventh annual Chinese Music Awards, the…
Scribe/helmer Jonathan Prince ("Ask Harriet") has inked an overall series development deal with Studios USA.
The ruling body of the Screen Actors Guild has approved a search committee to seek a replacement for Ken Orsatti, who will retire Jan. 15 as SAG's national executive director. The panel, headed by…
Ousted NBC Entertainment president Garth Ancier says he has no regrets about leaving the WB to head up the Peacock net -- despite his abbreviated tenure. But in his first interview since getting the…
Kirsten Dunst has nabbed the role of Tobey Maguire's leading lady in the Columbia actioner "Spider-Man." Thesp, who starred last summer in Universal/Beacon Pictures box office success story "Bring It…
Pearson TV is restructuring its Asian division with the promotion of three execs.
Susan Sarandon is in negotiations to star in "Rialto" for director Lizzie Borden and producers Emmett/Furla Films and Nightrain Prods. A drama set against the fifties' Red Scare, the production is…