The lion's den is in for a bit of rearranging. A second public offering and merger talks with a cable programmer top Chris McGurk's "must do" list as he moves into the MGM vice chairman's office…
Former All American Television Prods. exec VP James Waldron has joined Creative Artists Agency as a TV packaging agent. Waldron will be charged with agent-packaging dramatic programs for cable…
Fran Drescher has joined the cast of "Picking Up the Pieces," an indie ensemble pic being pieced together with sizable names.
Brazil's foremost pubcaster TV Cultura is turning commercial and seeking international co-production partners as part of an effort to get back on its feet.
NBC has taken the early lead three nights into the May sweeps, but down 16% from year-ago results in adults 18-49 -- a dropoff that limits the promotional base with which the Peacock could launch the…
April showered the box office with the first record-breaking frame of 1999, posting a 30-day cume of $448.2 million. Admissions for the span weren't quite as heady, however, slipping 2% from 1998 and…
"La Bomba," a sly comedy about two waiters posing as mobsters in New York's Little Italy, received the audience award at the closing ceremonies Saturday of the first Los Angeles Festival of Italian…
The MIDIA 99 Ibero-American Film and TV market has dropped its DIGISAT event, which had been aimed at boosting sales between satellite and cable TV channel operators in Spain and Latin America.
In the kind of pyrrhic victory perhaps only Broadway could provide, the bankrupt and soon-to-be sold Livent snapped up 17 Tony nominations Monday, with its musicals "Parade" (a co-production with…
In a move that will significantly boost its production and acquisition capabilities, Cary Woods' Independent Pictures has inked a $50 million revolving credit line with Chase Manhattan Bank.
Gotham investment bank Lehman Brothers will take a 3.1% stake in Kirch Media, the core holding of Munich-based media heavyweight the Kirch Group, according to German daily Die Welt.