Face Prods., the producing outfit of actor/director Billy Crystal, has named Samantha Sprecher to VP of development.
Tina Brown and Miramax have hired Tom Watson, editor of the Washington, D.C.-based newspaper Legal Times, to be Enterprise Editor of Talk magazine.
An injection of fresh blood brought badly needed vitality to some ailing foreign territories last weekend, highlighted by "The Waterboy's" smash debut in Australia, "The Siege" storming Germany…
CBS' second try with "Turks'' has faded slightly, but the police-family drama remains a satisfactory performer in the Eye's Thursday lineup.
Mel Gibson is negotiating to star in "Patriot," the Revolutionary War drama that will be directed by Roland Emmerich for Columbia.
In a move expected to pave the way toward the talked-about creation of a new European major, Italy's leading commercial broadcaster Mediaset unveiled a reform of its internal organization at the…
Italy's government officially confirmed Friday the political agreement reached earlier this week by the ruling coalition to prevent any single broadcaster from controlling more than 60% of the pay TV…
Europe's largest media company, Bertelsmann, will seek a public listing at the end of February for its joint venture Internet book sale unit, Barnesandnoble.com, according to German newsmag Der…
October Films has acquired North American rights to Allison Anders and Kurt Voss' rock 'n' roll drama "Sugar Town," the centerpiece premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Actress Marlo Thomas has joined the cast of the Bubble Factory's comedy drama "Two Goldsteins on Acid."
German cable news channel N-TV has named former CNN correspondent Kenneth Jautz its new managing director.