In the first flurry of business since the Venice Intl. Film Festival began last week, U.S. acquisitions execs are moving to grab up two of the fest's most well-received films.
BMG Independents has acquired North American rights to Jill Sprecher's feature debut, "Clockwatchers," from Goldcrest Films Intl.
Competing against ABC's "Monday Night Football" premiere in most of the country, UPN lost 19% of its Monday viewers in week two of its fall schedule.
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
DaVida Plummer has jumped from KCOP (where she was executive producer of the UPN affiliate's nightly news) to KCAL, where she will serve as senior exec producer of the station's "Prime 9 News" block.
A little more than two months after resigning in apparent disgust, Joel Tator returns today to his exec producer post on "The KTLA Morning News" --- a job he first took in June 1992.
Speculation about Oprah Winfrey's plans for continuing her popular talkshow, which arises every two years with accompanying temporary damage to the stock price of the show's distributor, King World…
Continuing the steady climb in trading that has marked recent editions of Mifed, organizers of the Milan-based international film, TV and multimedia market have announced a further increase in films…
Frances McDormand is going back in front of the camera for the first time since winning an Oscar for playing unflappable Sheriff Marge Gunderson in "Fargo."
Director Volker Schloendorff announced Tuesday that he will step down as managing director of Studio Babelsberg, but will serve as chairman of the supervisory board of the Medienstadt Holding…
Iranian writer-director Majid Majida took home the most prestigious hardware Tuesday night at the closing awards ceremony at the Montreal World Film Festival, winning the top prize, the Grand Prix of…