Susan Akens has been tapped senior VP, business affairs, for the international television division of the Paramount TV Group.
The Internet is mesmerizing North America with a total of 79 million people now logging on to the Internet, 36% more than the 58 million who were Internet users in September 1997.
Fox's pivotal Sunday lineup has received a key boost with the promising premiere of ''That '70s Show,'' the first debuting series ever to improve on its adults 18-49 lead-in from a firstrun ''The…
The rapidly changing Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., which has only had five quarters of results since its founding, reported improved results Monday from a year ago.
HarperCollins president and CEO Jane Friedman's restructuring of the publishing house is continuing with reassignments of current staff to HarperEntertainment, a new imprint announced in June.
Danny DeVito's Jersey Films, the company behind "Pulp Fiction," "Get Shorty" and "Out of Sight," has inked a deal to create a Jersey Television banner housed at 20th Century Fox TV.
As Italy gears up to emerge from the customary summertime box office slump with the first of the season's major releases, a general strike by the national dubbing actors union threatens to delay the…
Producer Roy Gabay has signed a deal with Chi's Famous Door Theater Co. to transfer the Windy City production of Jonathan Harvey's "Beautiful Thing" to New York.
Defense attorney Barry Scheck and client Louise Woodward will headline a panel about cameras in courtrooms at the 23rd Edinburgh Intl. TV Festival this week.
Miramax Films has upped Cary Meadow to the position of senior vice president for business and legal affairs. In his new position, Meadow will continue to cover the areas of production, acquisition…