The week of the Independence Day holiday was a week to forget for most of syndication, with the notable exception of the fledgling daytime strip "Forgive or Forget."
A new London-based TV distribution company has been launched with the backing of Tiger Aspect Prods. and Talkback Prods., two of the U.K.'s leading indie comedy producers.
The Writers Guild of America West mailed almost 8,000 referendum ballots to members Wednesday in an attempt to get the membership's approval of a new set of strategic goals.
Cable operators' ability to offer exclusive content through their Internet services took a step forward Wednesday when interactive media outfit Launch Media Inc. signed a deal to deliver its…
Leading movie Web site Hollywood Online has connected with Disney's Miramax Films to promote the film "The Mighty," in the first of a series of in-theater trailers the site is planning to use to…
The German cartel office has issued a statement of objection -- a preliminary rejection -- to the Kirch Group regarding its application to increase its share in commercial web Sat 1.
Karen Croner, scribe of Universal Pictures' forthcoming drama "One True Thing," will adapt Joy Nicholson's coming-of-age novel "The Tribes of Palos Verdes" for management/production outfit Industry…
In a move designed to foster global marketing strategies rather than regional ones, BMG Entertainment Intl. has tapped Gary Dale senior veep of international marketing.
Director Paul Verhoeven has signed with Creative Artists Agency. Since attracting critical praise for his Dutch pics “Turkish Delight” (which was nominated for an Academy Award) and “Soldier of…
Major Aussie film and TV producer-distribber Southern Star has appointed Patrick Delany to the newly created post of new business manager, effective Sept. 1.
New York-based Palisades Pictures will distribute Eric Bross' "Ten Benny," skedded for release Oct. 23.