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.
Amy Lillard has been upped to veep at Clein + Walker, overseeing all West Coast public relations campaigns for the bicoastal marketing/creative services company.
Kyra Sedgwick has signed on as the lead in the new Touchstone TV comedy "Talk to Me," which has been given a six-seg order for midseason by ABC.
Canada, Britain and Australia are joining forces to produce a new wartime drama series to be filmed in Canada.
Horror writer Stephen King was hospitalized Sunday with a broken leg and hip and a punctured lung after being run down by a driver who was distracted by a dog in the vehicle.
Blockbuster chairman/CEO John Antioco earned $5.95 million last year, the video rental giant revealed in a Securities & Exchange Commission filing Friday, only about $1 million below the total payout…
While Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace" and Miramax's "An Ideal Husband" drew audiences to digital projection over the weekend, a traveling theater in Mexico has been taking…
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"The Rose Seller," Victor Gaviria's pic about Colombian street kids, will open this year's Munich Filmfest on Saturday. Fest is set to showcase more than 100 films before the final curtain falls on…