MSNBC is dumping John Hockenberry's nightly news talker as part of the ongoing primetime shakeup at the Peacock news cabler (Daily Variety, July 1).
NBC and GE Equity have invested $175 million in ValueVision to increase their stake in the home shopping channel to 39.9%.
For the second consecutive week, Limp Bizkit's "Significant Other" was the bestselling album in the nation, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Trimark Home Video has tapped Tracy Ames veep of worldwide homevideo marketing and Jaymie Monroe director of homevideo marketing for the indie distrib.
Giving it a much-needed shot in the arm, online DVD rental service NetFlix.com said Wednesday that it has received a $30 million investment from Paris-based Group Arnault.
Ally Wallach has been tapped director of acquisitions at Bruder Releasing. Wallach began her career as an executive assistant at Showtime. Her most recent position was coordinator of ancillary…
Two bills that would provide tax credits for California-based film and TV productions passed a crucial test Wednesday when they were approved by the state Senate's Revenue and Taxation Committee.
Behaviour Communications and Remstar Distribution have nixed their deal for Remstar to acquire Behavior's distribution arm. The pact fell apart after due diligence. In late May, Behaviour announced…
Roger Kumble, writer/director of Sony Pictures' teen pic "Cruel Intentions," is setting up shop on the Sony lot. Kumble, who will have an office -- but not a production company -- at Sony, is already…
The Berliner Ensemble, which has not performed in the U.S. in the 50 years since iconoclast playwright Bertolt Brecht founded the company, opens the last run of one its signature works, "The…