Patrick Quinn has been elected president of Actors Equity, replacing Ron Silver as head of the 40,000-member union. He received more than 88% of the 7,107 votes cast Saturday. Quinn has been first…
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USA Cable has hired Richard Sheingold as its president of sales, giving him sway over the USA Network, the Sci Fi Channel and two just-purchased cable networks: the arts-oriented Trio and the…
The Screen Actors Guild is probing a trio of National Football League players for shooting commercials after the union went on strike against advertisers 24 days ago.
Pam Smithard, NATPE's current European director, has been promoted to managing director Europe.
NBC might bring back the critically hailed "Freaks and Geeks" for one night this summer -- but the odds of the show being revived elsewhere are growing longer.
HBO is rounding up a band of directors for its 10-part miniseries "Band of Brothers," which recently began production in the U.K. Tom Hanks, Richard Loncraine ("Richard III"), Phil Alden Robinson…
As John Leguizamo's producing partner at Lower East Side Films, Kathleen DeMarco is best known for bringing the grittier side of urban life to the bigscreen.
GERMANY Media giant Bertelsmann has announced the resignation of Mark Woessner, chairman of the company's supervisory board and head of the Bertelsmann Foundation. Woessner, who has been with…
Kevin Conroy has been upped from senior veep of worldwide marketing and new technology to chief marketing officer and prexy of new technology for BMG Entertainment.
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