Robert W. Johnson has been promoted to senior VP of labor relations for Walt Disney Pictures & Television.
Primestar Partners and News Corp. are expected to announce their sat TV alliance early next week, clearing the way for News Corp. to also announce its $1.8 billion acquisition of Intl. Family…
The latest entry in the narrow-niche cable world is My Pet TV Network, a new specialty channel that's due to launch Aug. 4 with a free 90-day preview.
James Duval and Laurel Holloman have been cast in "Stamp and Deliver," an under $1 million dark comedy pic about a young mailman who is wrongly accused of a post office massacre.
Abbie Charette has been upped to vice president of live-action series at Saban Entertainment, reporting to Lance Robbins, president of motion pictures and TV.
The heavy artillery has been rolled out in Spain's digital TV war. France's Canal Plus, Europe's largest pay TV operator, has filed a complaint with the European Commission against the Spanish state.
Darren Lemke, who until February was wrangling shopping carts at a ShopRite in Carlstad, N.J., is now a half-million dollars richer, having sold two pitches to Touchstone for Tony Scott to direct.
Oscar nominee Ed Harris will serve as presenter at this year's sold-out Student Academy Awards ceremony Sunday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Twentieth TV's "Access Hollywood" was downgraded on a seventh Fox-owned station, in Cleveland, the 13th largest market.
When Gene Reynolds was starting out as a director, he routinely went to the Directors Guild of America, where he found the likes of John Ford, Josef Von Sternberg and George Stevens hanging out in…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired an original thriller pitch with the working title "Creole" by actress-writer Jada Pinkett.