Intermedia Films has concluded a deal with actor/director Kenneth Branagh to finance and distribute a series of films based on the works of William Shakespeare.
Swedish media giant Bonnier's cinema-building arm, SF Bio, has broken ground in Aspen, Colo., on a five-screen, 800-seat theater to be up and running by May.
Fox News Channel will begin offering closed captioning for its weekday broadcasts on Monday, the all-news cabler announced Thursday.
Tajamika Paxton has joined Forest Whitaker's Spirit Dance Entertainment as vice president of production.
Village Roadshow confirmed today it will shutter its L.A-based foreign sales division following the decision to sell its TV production business to Greg Coote and Jeffrey Hayes.
Claudio Sposito, the head of Italian corporate finance at Morgan Stanley-Italy, has been appointed chief executive officer of Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest.
Edward Feldman has been upped to prexy of Paul Ryan Prods. Feldman was previously sr. VP with the company. Also, Tracy Martin has been appointed as director of development with the company. * * * As…
CBS has accomplished additional strides back toward demographic competitiveness with a strong Wednesday start for its new Faith Ford sitcom "Maggie Winters" and solid slot gains for the premiere of…
British and American acts have once again taken the lion's share of MTV Europe Music Awards nominations, but with a few strong continental and international contenders in the running.
The bicoastal bidding war for Oprah Winfrey has begun. Just days after clinching a two-year contract renewal with Winfrey (Daily Variety, Sept. 24), King World Prods. has formally opened the market…