New Line's comedy "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me" will be the second major pic to screen using the Dolby Digital Surround EX sound format.
Thomas O. Hicks, CEO of investor group Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, was elected president of sprawling Argentine media holding company CEI in Buenos Aires Friday.
Iwerks Entertainment Inc. has tapped Marti Boone as veep, large-format theater sales and development for the motion simulation and specialty film company.
The CBC is to resume production of its two-hour made-for-TV movie "Must Be Santa," Canada's public broadcaster announced late last week. Starting May 14, pic will be in 20 days of production at CBC's…
USA Network has canceled "The Net," the TV series based on the hit Sandra Bullock movie, but Columbia TriStar TV, the distributor, will try to keep the show alive on a broadcast network or in…
The Cartoon Network has upped Courtenay Purcell to director of public relations. Purcell’s new duties will include overseeing West Coast publicity efforts for the net, including acting as point…
Silvio Berlusconi's TV company Mediaset, which controls Italy's three largest commercial TV channels and their ad sales unit Publitalia, approved Friday its 1998 financial results, which include an…
Lisa Ling has been tapped to fill the Gen-X co-host spot on the ABC daytime yakker "The View."
Gotham-based investment bank Lehman Brothers has acquired a 3.1% stake in Kirch Media, the core holding of Munich-based media heavy-weight the Kirch Group.
In a move that positions it as the biggest broadband programmer, News Corp.'s Fox News Online is replacing CNN Interactive as the premier news service for AT&T's high-speed Internet cable service…
Participants have been lined up for Step Up's Women's Entertainment Network Filmmaker's Lab, a three-day event that marks the group's inaugural workshop and fundraiser.