John Hodge, Amy Jenkins and Peter Capaldi are among the rising British writers who are featured on the first development slate unveiled by DNA Films, the U.K. lottery franchise run by producers…
Julie Spielberg has been upped to VP, legal affairs, at Universal Pictures. In her new position, Spielberg will continue to handle legal matters relating to many of the studio's term deals, supervise…
Media giant Grupo Televisa announced a 16-year sales and marketing agreement with Corporacion Interamericana de Entretenimiento, the biggest promoter of live events in Latin America.
The Atlantic Theater Co. is readying an Off Broadway production of "Hothouse," a Harold Pinter play over which the author himself agonized for years.
Indonesia's embattled government has chastised broadcaster SCTV for its coverage of this month's riots while the network itself seems likely to fall into the hands of its major creditor, a…
Attempts to make the Intl. Emmy Awards less centered on English language productions partially paid off Monday night when a Swedish TV movie took home top honors as best drama. It was the first time…
Barry Diller's USA Networks said Monday that it has raised $500 million by issuing unsecured debt.
Pax TV, the Paxson Broadcasting-owned family-oriented network, has agreed to sell about $1 million worth of time on seven of its big city TV stations to a wannabe pro basketball league that hopes to…
Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs will invest $55 million to buy 16% of Carmike Cinemas, giving the No. 3 exhib a boost at a time it is facing strong competition from other exhibs in many of its rural…
Kingman Films International has announced the winners of the 1998 King Arthur Screenwriters Award, which brings with it $100,000 for each writer, paid over four years.