The marketing skill behind Paramount's 20th anniversary re-release of "Grease" and Warner Bros.' release of "City of Angels" didn't go unnoticed, as both pics received the Film Information Council's…
HBO Pictures has become the odds-on favorite to produce Ridley Scott's "RKO 281," a proposed docudrama about the controversy that damaged the box office for "Citizen Kane."
Universal Studios Canada and Alliance Communications Corp. announced Friday that they have formed a new joint venture, Universal/Alliance Video Distribution, to handle both companies' videos in…
David Nevins has re-upped his position with NBC Entertainment as senior VP, primetime series, where he will continue to head up one of two programming teams responsible for the network's primetime…
VH1 said it has 12 pilots in production as part of its original programming development slate, ranging from "The Johnny Rotten Show," which features the Sex Pistols frontman mixing musicvideos and…
Derek MacKillop has been tapped as exec veep/general manager of Elton John's Rocket Records. MacKillop becomes the highest ranking exec at the label, which has its marketing, promotion and retail…
Flashpoint, the U.K. film financier, is launching its own Los Angeles-based talent management company, Flashpoint Management.
Louis Mandylor has been cast opposite Sammo Hung in the upcoming CBS drama "Martial Law."
Writers for ABC's "Nothing Sacred," NBC's "Frasier" and CBS' "Murphy Brown" are among the finalists for the prestig-ious 1998 Humanitas Prizes, presented to writers of television programs and motion…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked a multiyear overall deal with "King of the Hill" co-executive producer David Zuckerman, who will executive produce Fox's upcoming midseason animated comedy "Family…
Disney/ABC, Falcon Cable, Hearst Corp. and Chase Manhattan are all looking to quit struggling paybox TVA.