Perennial Emmy fave Oprah Winfrey has bowed out of the running for the best talkshow host trophy at the upcoming daytime Emmy Awards.
The Zucker Bros. will produce the comedy "Booga Bear" for Rogue Pictures, the genre division of October Films.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. of Vancouver has raised C$25 million ($16.5 million) following an offering of 5.4 million shares, which were issued on a bought-deal basis.
Producer and unit production manager Tom Joyner will receive the Directors Guild of America's Frank Capra achievement award at the guild's 51st annual awards show Saturday.
Fine Line Features has upped three staffers in distribution, Fine Line senior VP of distribution Steve Friedlander announced.
The Spanish Parliamentary Commission approved a draft modification of the EU's Television Without Frontiers directive, which stipulates that Spanish nets must commit 5% of their total annual revenue…
Peter Smith has been named president of Polygram Video Intl., which is expected to take over foreign distribution of Universal's video slate in July.
Spyglass Entertainment has tapped two new VPs to help lead the production company. Paul Neinstein joins the company as veep, business affairs and Rebekah Rudd joins the team as VP of post production…
Sundance Cinemas, the joint venture between General Cinema Theatres and Robert Redford, plans to open an 11-screen arthouse across the street from Boston's Fenway Park.
American Movie Classics has hired Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid and Lauren Bacall to host movie showings every week.
Rathikant Basu and Peter Mukherjea have been named chairman and chief executive officer, respectively, at Rupert Murdoch's Star TV, following the ankling of two executive directors and two vice…