Former King World Prods. chief operating officer Stephen Palley has been named CEO of Source Media Inc., the interactive-technology leader that recently formed a joint venture with TV Guide to…
DVD continues to play as a consumer must-have, according to figures released by the Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Assn. on Monday.
The National Assn. of Broadcasters has upped Valerie Schulte to deputy general counsel, where she will continue to oversee legal issues surrounding the industry's transition to digital technology.
Following weeks of protest from Hindu groups, Studios USA and Renaissance Pictures have agreed to pull out of worldwide circulation a "Xena: Warrior Princess" seg that dealt with Hindu deities.
A bill that would make it easier to stop unauthorized exploitation of deceased celebrities' identities swept through the California Senate on Monday by a 30-1 vote.
A judge has denied a motion to dismiss the complaint by Walt Disney Pictures in "The Mighty Ducks" case. In an order dated March 30, U.S. District Court Judge Edward Rafeedie ruled that author and…
The first Buenos Aires Intl. Independent Film Festival opened Friday with Francis Ford Coppola among the helmers attending.
Rysher Entertainment has inked a $60 million-plus deal with USA Network for the rerun rights to the CBS actioner "Nash Bridges" beginning in fall 2000.
Loss-making Australian feevee operator Cable & Wireless Optus is close to saving about $40 million a year by reworking its cripplingly rich programming deals.
Forty helmers from eight countries will be at the Aspen Shortsfest Wednesday through Sunday screening 60 pics -- twice as many as unspooled when topper Laura Thielen arrived at the ski-town event…