The ax fell for 85 employees at Orion Pictures Thursday as Metromedia Intl. Group shareholders approved the $573 million sale of Orion Pictures and Goldwyn Entertainment Co. to billionaire Kirk…
Jim Henson Pictures has optioned "Valiant," a story by Jim Dublin and Paul Zaloom, writers and producers of the CBS kids sci-fi series "Beakman's World."
While most of the television industry signed a formal document of surrender on a new TV content code Thursday, NBC continued to hold out, earning praise from Hollywood creatives who support the…
German premium channel Premiere announced Thursday that managing director Bernd Kundrun is to be replaced by Ferdinand Kayser, the Luxembourg-based media manager. The move will take effect…
Canal Plus Netherlands has inked a five-year, 145 million guilder ($73 million) deal that gives it rights to broadcast live, on pay TV, all Honor Division soccer games in Holland.
Twentieth TV has promoted Eddie Seslowsky to VP and sales manager of its Midwestern sales office.
Twentieth Century Fox intends to spin the ballooned cost of "Titanic" to its advantage when the pic is released later this year, according to Fox's U.K. marketing manager, Tomas Jegeus.
EMI-Capitol has completed the reorganization of its catalog-marketing unit, announcing an executive team of five under EMI-Capitol Entertainment Properties president Bruce Kirkland.
Discovery Communications Inc. has disclosed it intends to spend at least $500 million to fund its TV channel and co-production joint ventures with the BBC.
Meanwhile, after all the hubbub and legal wrangling about start dates and availability over Nicolas Cage between Par's "Snake Eyes" and Warner Bros.' "Superman," the start date for the Tim…
DreamWorks will become a bi-coastal studio with the opening of a New York office Monday. The new headquarters will house divisions of marketing and distribution to oversee East Coast operations in…