HBO has signed a deal for exclusive rights to the 90 rerun half-hours of Columbia TriStar TV's "The Larry Sanders Show" for a three-year license term beginning in September 1999.
The Showtime Networks have engineered an output deal with independent theatrical distributor Stratosphere Entertainment that covers about 30 pictures that Stratosphere is releasing from July 1, 1998…
Thanks largely to foreign exhibitors, Argentina should have 1,000 screens by the end of next year, industryites now project.
The Centre National de la Cinematographie has announced France's foreign language Oscar entry for 1998: "La Vie Revee des Anges" (The Dream Life of Angels) from director Eric Zonca.
The Australian Broadcasting Authority has pronounced that CanWest Global's nose is clean regarding ownership of TEN Television Network in Australia.
Bolstering its marketing corps, Universal Pictures has hired former Trimark Pictures marketing exec Adam Fogelson for the new post of vice president, creative advertising.
Spyglass Entertainment, the new Disney-based distrib and production company run by former Caravan chief Roger Birnbaum and former Morgan Creek exec Gary Barber, has set up a $250 million financing…
The Lewis Horwitz Organization, a leading indie film financier, this week announced the opening of a European production office in London. Adrian Ward, a London native who worked for seven years in…
Astral Communications announced better-than-expected year-end financial results Wednesday.
With the big-money sale of his first screenplay, Portland, Ore., DJ Michael Rich has gone from drive-time to big time: Sony Pictures has snapped up his spec "Finding Forrester" for producer Lawrence…
Sony Pictures Entertainment launched its AXN action channel last weekend in India. The encrypted channel will provide 24-hour entertainment consisting of a mix of movies, sports and cartoons.