MTV-Italia, the popular Italian version of the Viacom music channel carried by Milanese TV station Rete-A, will lose its terrestrial broadcasting license because it does not meet certain…
A California-based group has filed suit in state court accusing the entertainment industry of marketing violent films to youths. Citizens for Fair Treatment claims Time Warner, Disney, MGM, Viacom…
Rebecca De Mornay will star in the Center Theater Group's production of Patrick Marber's "Closer" at the Mark Taper Forum. The play will open Nov. 9, with previews starting Oct. 29.
NEW YORK -- Jason Alexander surprised the crowd of more than 1,000 industryites at the 10th annual IFP Gotham Awards on Wednesday night when he started the show by singing the praises -- literally -…
The Canuck web CTV, the only national network world-wide with the moxie to show "The Sopranos" in primetime, has won the ratings race against the CBC's Olympics coverage in its first three episodes…
BBC Films has joined forces with Germany's Kinowelt and Spain's Lolafilms in an alliance to develop and produce English-language movies.
Gaylord Entertainment has started production on a yet-to-be-titled Imax movie tracing the roots of country music for release next year.
The Society of Operating Cameramen has named Oscar-winning producer-director Robert Wise as its 2000 Governor's Award recipient. The SOC will present the honor Oct. 1 at its 12th annual Lifetime…
Michael Ovitz has joined the board of Loudcloud, the Web site builder and maintainer formed by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen.
Joseph Melody, formerly prexy of Echo Sound Services, has been named CEO of TV-sound post-production company Pacifica Sound Group in Burbank. Melody will oversee sound-packaging operations at the…
Dieter Kosslick, the future head of the Berlinale, has enraged film subsidy colleagues after issuing a wakeup call to what he referred to as a bunch of "conservative snorers afraid of changing."