Pubcaster KCET Los Angeles has bagged more money and an exec producer -- Bruce Paltrow -- for the first of its "PBS Hollywood Television" teleplays set to bow on PBS next year.
Daily Variety and United Stations Radio Networks are joining forces to bring a new service, "Variety Radio," to airwaves starting this fall.
Russia's private film producers received an unexpected gesture of support July 28 with the Motion Picture Assn.'s award of a Producer's Prize, shared among four leading figures in the industry…
The Waldorf Conference," a controversial script about the Hollywood blacklist, has landed at Warner Bros. TV, which has begun casting on commission from John Malone's pay TV network Starz.
Patty Stonesifer, current prexy and chair of the Gates Learning Foundation has been elected to the board of directors at CBS Corp.
Former Industrial Light & Magic director and visual effects supervisor Alex Seiden will lead the creative department of the new commercial and f/x shop Cyclotron.
By topping the 5-million-unit mark, Ricky Martin's self-titled English-language bow becomes the industry's bestselling album by a Latin artist, according to the July certifications released by the…
It's official. Italy's Fininvest, Saudi Prince Al Waleed and the Gotham-based merchant bank Lehman Brothers now hold 3.1% stakes in the Munich-based Kirch Group's core holding KirchMedia.
Promark Entertainment prexy John Kramer has three new projects heading into production within the next few months.
The American Cinematheque will resurrect the work of Edgar G. Ulmer, screening 25 prints of the late director's films Aug. 4-15 at the Egyptian Theatre.
Tracking ahead of "Independence Day" in the U.K., Japan and Australia, the "Star Wars" prequel soared to $168.1 million overseas last week and, depending on its results in continental Europe, appears…