Warner Bros. Intl. Television Prods. has inked a development pact with Germany's recently established UFA International Film and TV Production unit.
NBC has named Dennis Swanson co-chairman of its Olympics division, which will plan the network's coverage of the next five Olympics, starting with Sydney in 2000.
Argentina has joined a select group of nations by opting to use the U.S. standard ATSC for the development of digital TV next year.
Gen. Colin Powell came to town Monday to praise Hollywood for its efforts in mentoring at-risk youth and urged it to continue.
Writer-director Francois Girard's "The Red Violin," already screened at the Venice and Toronto festivals, nabbed two prizes at the 27th annual Montreal Intl. Festival of New Cinema and New Media.
Jenny Lam has been tapped to the newly created post of senior China director of Children's Television Workshop Intl. Television Group.
Signaling another attempt to boost its presence in the black music marketplace, Reprise Records has tapped Kris Parker, who is best known as recording artist KRS-One, as veep of the label.
Preparing to market its $700 million stock offering to Wall Street, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer reported Monday that its third-quarter net loss more than doubled to $40.2 million as a result of losses on…
Morgan Freeman is in line for the role of an older Nelson Mandela in the $23 million film about the South African president's life, producer Anant Singh said.
The Canadian Film Centre will announce today the establishment of a biennial lifetime achievement award, whose first recipient is Norman Jewison.
Hearst-Argyle Television said Monday it was "pleased" with third-quarter results, but that it will take another week to report actual earnings from the 5% revenues gain the New York-based broadcast…