Add David Strathairn to the growing list of actors ready to take a bite out of "Big Apple" this midseason. He will play William Preacher, a no-nonsense, even-tempered FBI agent. Thesp most recently…
Animation studio Wild Brain has chosen AniManagement to represent its entertainment properties in the U.S. Acting as an agent for Wild Brain's original content, AniManagement will look to secure…
The post-turkey slump was a real gobbler last week, with receipts down a significant 16% over the previous session. The $2,680,245 tumble to $13,351,732 made for B.O. indigestion. A year ago, the…
After a short return to his native Melbourne, David Pratt is boomeranging back to L.A. as Ausfilm commissioner -- the post he quit three months ago.
Vivendi and Seagram shareholders will vote today on a three-way merger with Canal Plus as this international media monolith takes shape this week. "I'm not nervous at all," said Vivendi chairman…
Mexico's anti-monopoly watchdog, the Federal Competition, said Monday it objected to broadcasting giant Televisa's proposed use of the country's top radio group, Grupo Acir Telecomunicaciones.
Owner Pearson Television has just given the go-ahead for eight new episodes for a possible third season of "Baywatch Hawaii," which just finished filming its second season. With a writers strike…
The Goodspeed Opera House Foundation is changing its name to Goodspeed Musicals, after three or more years of unofficial use.
From Emmys to Oscars to Golden Globes, SAG honors, NAACP Image Awards and others, there's one item that gets almost as much attention these days as the coveted award statues themselves: the gift…
Television Par Satellite, France's second digital satellite platform, will have 1 million subscribers by the end of the year but won't break even until 2002, the company said Monday.
Richard Frankie has been upped to exec veep, business operations, of Columbia TriStar Television Distribution, as announced by Steve Mosko, president of CTTD, to whom he reports.