Franchise Entertainment is in negotiations to fund four pictures produced by Jeremy Thomas' Recorded Picture Co.
Following the success of the Rome Film Office, created last year to promote Italy's capital as a film location, the Lombardy region has presented a similar initiative at Mifed.
ABC camera crews were escorted out of the headquarters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gray Davis and Sen. Barbara Boxer Tuesday night, as NABET got strong support in its call for political…
Cable veteran Charlotte Leonard, senior VP/G.M. of Turner's Cartoon and TNT nets in Latin America, has caused a stir by ankling the company.
A&E's on-again/off-again, long-in-development Biography Channel has finally got the go-ahead, landing a berth on John Malone's HITS (Headend in the Sky) beginning next month.
Canuck film company Behaviour Communications has launched a new division to handle the acquisition and distribution of specialty pics internationally. Behaviour Classics will operate as a…
Italian publishing house RCS, once a shareholder in U.S. indie producer Carolco, is talking with pubcaster RAI about the acquisition of a national TV channel, La Repubblica reported Tuesday.
Losses on recent film releases and the new NFL football contract helped send Walt Disney Co.'s net profit down 24% to $296 million in the September quarter, it said Tuesday, concluding one of the…
Public relations vet Paul Freundlich has been tapped exec VP, entertainment, at Rogers & Cowan. Also, Sue D’Agostino has been named associate VP. Freundlich, formerly both VP and senior VP at the…
Paramount has purchased the UPN affiliate station in Pittsburgh for $39 million. The acquisition of WNPA Pittsburgh, from L.A.-based Venture Technologies Group, brings the total number of outlets in…