Federal Communications Commission chief of staff Blair Levin is exiting the agency after serving in the top post for almost four years --- longer than anyone else has held the job.
Angling to conjure a Jim Carrey vehicle, MGM prexy Michael Nathanson was laughing all the way from the bank as he purchased the comedy treatment "Fool on the Hill" from screenwriter Will Davies…
Some 200 film commissioners from around the world are expected to descend on Newport Beach this weekend for AFCI's Cineposium '97, entitled "Above and Beyond."
Pascal Somarriba has been appointed managing director of Universal Studios Channels France.
In the wake of the Village Roadshow/Intermedia split revealed last week in London, Village Roadshow has announced the new structure of its international force with the addition of Mimi Steinbauer as…
A Senate subcommittee charged with overseeing the District of Columbia plans to pioneer new territory next month when it will look into the impact of violent music lyrics on urban youth.
Thanksgiving is still a month away, but the exhibitors gathered at the 13th annual ShowEast convention are already counting their blessings.
In a brouhaha rife with legal entanglements and bad blood, MTV Networks Inc. has terminated its association with Rich Cronin --- the Nick at Nite senior VP and G.M., and TV Land prexy --- after it…
Irene Jacob, Rob Morrow and John Hurt will topline "Magic," the first pic on a slate that producer Harris Tulchin is shopping around Mifed.
Prague Film Enterprises is crying foul after Polish director Wiktor Grodecki allegedly snatched five copies of his own first feature film, "Mandragora," canceled the its skedded premiere and arranged…
NBC appears likely to get itself an O&O station in Dallas after all. Investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst on Wednesday upped its bid for Lin Television to the tune of $2 billion, surpassing a…