Songwriter Kike Santander was the top winner Sunday at BMI's sixth annual Latin Awards presentation, earning songwriter of the year and song of the year for "Si Tu Supieras."
British broadcasters Carlton, Granada and Channel Four are in discussions to become part of India's Dishnet Education to Home (ETH) digital network.
Barwood, Barbra Streisand's New York-based production company, has optioned the rights to "Romeo & Julie," novelist Jeanne Ray's story about ill-fated retirement-age lovers.
Former Directors Guild of America exec Selise E. Eiseman has been tapped curator of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum.
Film editor and composer John Ottman ("The Usual Suspects") is in final talks to helm and score "Urban Legend 2" for Phoenix Pictures.
Mark Feuerstein, who will soon be seen on the bigscreen in "The Muse" and "Rules of Engagement," has signed to star with Penelope Cruz in Fox Searchlight's "Woman on Top," a sensuous romantic comedy…
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A former Writers Guild of America committee member has appealed the dismissal of her $138 million class-action lawsuit against CBS and the WGAW.
Big Entertainment Inc. has acquired pkbaseline.com, the movie/television industry database owned by media analyst outfit Paul Kagan Associates, for $10 million in stock.
Erica Gerard has been upped to veep of production at MPH Entertainment, a programming source for cablers including A&E and the Discovery Channel.
NBC exec Nicole Ungerman is close to inking a deal with UPN to serve as senior veep of business affairs for the weblet, replacing the departed Layne Britton.