The National Assn. of Broadcasters has slapped senior VP stripes on Dennis Wharton, who joined the broadcast trade just over a year ago as vice president for public affairs.
Polygram Filmed Entertainment has promoted Sally Caplan to VP, worldwide acquisitions, in addition to her existing job as director of business affairs and theatrical acquisitions for PFE and Polygram…
A federal court case initiated by Izzy Asper's CanWest Global Communications against Australian government orders that it sell almost one-fourth of its stake in Network Ten has gained the Canadian…
Massachusetts Acting Governor Paul Cellucci issued a veto threat against proposed legislation that would shut down Disney's film "A Civil Action," set to shoot in the state this fall.
Endemol Entertainment and German market leader RTL Television have reached a new three-year volume agreement, calming investor worries that Endemol's business in Germany might be in trouble.
Many of the creditors of failed video distrib Network Entertainment will receive a maximum payout of 10¢ in the dollar under an agreement struck with Network's administrators, Price Waterhouse.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's "Walker, Texas Ranger," coming off its first rerun week on the USA Network, ended up with a 117% leap in men 18-49 --- and a 45% increase in women 18-49 ---over the…
Government funding of $4.5 million has been awarded for the construction of the Cittadella del Cinema, a complex to contain three screens, a cinematheque and the offices of the Giffoni Film Festival…
Japan's Posts & Telecommunications Ministry will propose to the U.S. and European Union the development of common standards for terrestrial digital television broadcasting, a Japanese economic daily…
Warner Bros. has secured "Seinfeld"-level coin for off-network syndication rights to "The Drew Carey Show" in the star's hometown of Cleveland, also the setting of the hit ABC sitcom.
The latest name to surface in the hunt for Lucie Salhany's successor as UPN chief is Dean Valentine, president of Walt Disney Television and Walt Disney Television Animation.