Hollywood has seen plenty of hack work over the years, but an incident this week raised the hackles of Oscar's caretakers.
Rival studio execs bumped elbows Thursday afternoon, but not over business matters. Senior reps from 11 production companies were feted at the Beverly Hills Hotel by ACNielsen/EDI and Daily Variety…
Looking to work on a bigger canvas, major Australian film and TV producer-distribber Beyond has inked a four-year co-production pact with Germany's Medienbeteiligungs-und-Produktions (MBP) worth A$51…
Laffer Web site nationallampoon.com has started production on five new series, including the animated show "Flush Life," written by former "TV Nation" scribe Roy Sekoff.
Bloomsbury Publishing, the U.K.-based pubbery of books like the wildly successful J.K. Rowling-penned "Harry Potter" series, has inked a deal with Creative Artists Agency to exploit its properties in…
Longtime radio vet James deCastro said Wednesday that he'll step down as vice chairman of AMFM Inc. at the end of this week.
Channel 5 received a big vote of confidence from its three major backers Tuesday night when United News & Media, Pearson and CLT/Ufa paid £172 million ($275 million) to up their stakes in the…
Warner Bros. has acquired the comedy script "Word" by Joe Ide in a low-six against mid-six figure deal. Paul Hall will produce the film under his Hallway Pictures banner, which has a two-year…
Germany's fourth-largest cable operator, PrimaCom, has been granted a five-year broadcasting license by state media regulators for 15 new interactive pay-per-view services.
A day after Fox Searchlight signed on to handle domestic rights on the Harrison Ford / Catherine Zeta-Jones starrer "Traffic," Initial Entertainment Group has closed a deal to co-finance the pic and…
For the second day in a row, the stock of Italy's largest TV group, Mediaset, rose by 8% in Milan's stock market, on new rumors of a deal with News Corp. or Viacom.
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