Jodi Clancy has been upped to vice president of research and marketing at 20th Century Fox Television.
Gotham-based Lot 47 Films has acquired North American rights to the Cannes competition film "Chunhyang" from Korean director Im Kwon Taek.
Commercial broadcaster RTL 2 has posted record profits of DM 54.8 million ($28.8 million) for 1999, a 270% surge over the previous year. Overall revenues rose 9.5% to $303 million. A focus on younger…
Marking its sixth broadcast anniversary, Rome-based Arab satcaster Orbit Satellite Television & Radio Network has announced a 35% increase in viewers, bringing the total number of subscribers to…
Can co-hosts Rosie O'Donnell and Nathan Lane bring irreverent relief to the Tony Awards in back-to-back shows on PBS and CBS?
Former NBC scheduling czar Preston Beckman, who ankled the Peacock in March, is joining Fox Broadcasting Co. as executive vice president for strategic program planning (Daily Variety, May 25).
Tom Cruise drew kudos for actually performing most of the rock climbing, kickboxing and motorcycle riding shown in "Mission: Impossible 2." But over Memorial Day weekend, he pulled off his most…
Italians not content to wait until next season, when the discoveries of the 53rd Cannes Film Festival open in national theaters, can get an early taste of what the event had to offer next month, when…
Broadcast TV marketing confab Promax/BDA has set "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" exec producer Michael Davies as its keynote speaker for this year's annual edition to be held in New Orleans in June.
Inside.com founder-editor Kurt Andersen may be keeping his fingers in a few too many pies. The former New York magazine editor, who also helped found Spy magazine, has taken on screenwriting duties…
Edel Music, Europe's biggest independent music group, has formed a strategic alliance with News Corp. Music Group (NCM) that will make Rupert Murdoch's son James a member of Edel's supervisory board.