Six Japanese movies were shown for the first time in North Korea at the seventh biannual Pyongyang Intl. Film Festival Sept. 11-13.
BMG Entertainment's Arista Records has tapped Steve Bartels as senior vice president of the label, home to such multiplatinum acts as Santana and Whitney Houston.
As a trained physicist, Roger Lynch knows the importance of critical mass. He's setting about growing Chello Broadband -- the Netherlands-based UPC subsidiary and Europe's biggest broadband deliverer…
Devorah Moos-Hankin has been upped to prexy of feature production at Barry Kemp's Bungalow 78 Prods.
Competition between the terrestrial networks TVB and ATV, until quite recently, meant having almost identical primetime programming schedules. Not anymore. With five new pay TV operators -- Hong Kong…
Spain boasts the most competitive pay TV market in Southern Europe. Europe's second terrestrial digital operator launched in April, cable is consolidating and the satcasters that bowed in 1997 are…
Emmy-winning "Family Law" scribe/producer Paul Haggis has inked a new, two-year exclusive development pact with Artists Television Group. Deal, worth an estimated high seven figures, calls for Haggis…
The USA Network has canceled its highly touted offbeat sitcoms "The War Next Door" and "Manhattan, AZ" after eight weeks on the air. The poor Nielsen performance of the two series at 9 p.m. and 9:30…
Marc Weinstock has joined Sony's Screen Gems as VP of marketing tol help supervise the marketing and promotion of Sony's niche-aimed releases.
Broadway continued its post-Labor Day recovery, with over half of the B.O. bump coming from "Gore Vidal's 'The Best Man.' " Thirteen of the shows now running improved, registering a total increase of…
Shockwave.com will bow the first of its celeb-created Web series Tuesday with the launch of Tim Burton's "Stainboy."