The action was fast and furious at the overseas B.O. last weekend, triggered by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a muscular foreign preem by "Hercules."
German station RTL2 announced Monday that Josef Andorfer, 40, will replace Rudolf-Markus Reischl as managing director Aug. 1. Andorfer currently is programming manage
The powerful debuts of Warner Bros.' "Batman and Robin" and Sony's "My Best Friend's Wedding" lifted the summer box office out of its three-week slump.
Reed Manville has been tapped senior vice president, international channels, at Paramount Television Group and will oversee the studio's expanding foreign pay TV channel investments.
If you want to access a Hollywood actor and haven't a personal relationship with a top talent agent, try to establish one with a producer who works with the actor or a junior agent in the team: It's…
ESPN's Keith Olbermann is joining cable network MSNBC as an anchor (Daily Variety, June 23) and also will contribute to news and sports programs on sister network NBC.
Chinese Singaporeans who subscribe to pay TV have a new choice in programming: product from Hong Kong and Taiwan in the original language of Cantonese or Hokkien.
Walt Disney's "Hercules" conquered the exclusives roster during its first weekend at the newly renovated New Amsterdam Theatre in Gotham. With help from lofty ticket prices, Disney's 35th full-length…
Paxson Communications Corp. agreed Monday to sell its radio station and billboard businesses to Clear Channel Communications Inc. for $678 million, giving Paxson the cash to complete a recent spate…
Dutch filmers Volkert Struycken and Errol Nayci have ankled Holland's largest production outfit First Floor Features to start up new Dutch film production and sales house Get Reel Prods.
The Walt Disney Co. and ABC denied Thursday they had anything against Arabs or Catholicism, after complaints from representatives of those groups.