A memorial gathering for Broadway and television producer Joseph Cates will be held Friday at the Directors Guild of America's headquarters in Los Angeles.
Russia's distributors may have gone through hard times since August's crisis hit, but that has not stopped major local player Carmen from expanding its activities in an unexpected direction -- toward…
It's sayonara Screech and bye-bye Mr. Belding: "Saved by the Bell: The New Class" -- the longtime linchpin of NBC's Saturday ayem teen skein -- is exiting the Peacock web after seven seasons.
E! Entertainment TV made it official: Fran Shea has made the leap from senior VP of programming to acting president of the network (Daily Variety, Dec. 7).
European Union commercial broadcasters were bullish about the prospects of curbing unfair state subsidies to pubcasters this week, following a meeting with the European Commission Friday.
The Viennale film fest has given its international profile a boost with the election of former United Artists and Orion Pictures CEO Eric Pleskow to the post of fest president.
BigE.com said Monday it has partnered with Hollywood Online, an independent subsidiary of the Times Mirror Co., to serve as the Web site's exclusive merchant of movie merchandise.
Nothin' but blue skies for the networks as they gallop into the new millennium. Or so CBS research honcho David F. Poltrack predicted Monday at PaineWebber's 26th annual media conference.
SBS6, the Dutch arm of pan European channel launcher Scandinavian Broadcasting System, boosted its chances of bringing home killer ratings with the inking Monday of a multimillion-dollar deal with…
Paramount has optioned Kathy Lette's novel "Altar Ego" on behalf of Scott Rudin Prods. in what is believed to be a mid-six-figure deal.