Minority shareholders of DTH satellite TV service provider Star Choice Communications have approved a capital reorganization and share exchange with Canadian Satellite Communications valued at more…
Fox 2000 has paid a low six figure sum for 22-year-old Yonatan Berkovits' comedy spec "Good God" for David Friendly to produce.
The fade-out is near for two syndie skeins in the Paramount stable, "The Howie Mandel Show" and "Hard Copy." The decision to call it quits on both strips had been expected, (Daily Variety, March 19…
David C. Friedman has been promoted to senior VP and deputy general counsel of Paramount Pictures.
German media group ProSieben Media saw pretax results in the first quarter rise by 9% to DM 108.9 million ($60 million) and group revenues increase by 7% to $293 million compared with the same…
Independent producer Peter McAlevey has announced his next project, "T.A.G. - The AIDS Game," which he will produce through his Thunderbird Pictures.
NBC has upped standards and practices czar Rosalyn Weinman to a newly created position overseeing Gotham-based entertainment programming. Thursday's move is expected to lead to the departure of the…
The Independent Film Channel will provide exclusive live U.S. coverage of the opening-night and closing-night ceremonies of the 52nd annual Cannes Intl. Film Festival, the cable web announced…
Pixar Animation Studios said Thursday that net income dropped 76% to $900,000 in the first quarter as revenues fell 31% to $3.4 million.
With only two Hollywood studio pics, and not many laughs on display, it seems the Competition lineup for the 1999 Cannes Film Festival (May 12-23) will go down as a hefty artistic sandwich composed…