While many Americans were firing up their last summer barbecue over Labor Day, dozens of Hollywoodites descended on Hawaii for the four-day Maui Writers' Conference.
Peter Salmon has been appointed controller of BBC1, the pubcaster's main TV channel. Salmon currently is director of programs for the ITV station Granada TV, but he previously worked for 12 years at…
DaVida Plummer has jumped from KCOP (where she was executive producer of the UPN affiliate's nightly news) to KCAL, where she will serve as senior exec producer of the station's "Prime 9 News" block.
Iranian writer-director Majid Majida took home the most prestigious hardware Tuesday night at the closing awards ceremony at the Montreal World Film Festival, winning the top prize, the Grand Prix of…
Amid reports of a culture clash on the set, "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" is making some behind-the-scenes changes after its first month on the air.
Leading French television network TF1 has revamped its international sales arm, TF1 Intl., in response to the recent departure of TF1 Intl. president Francis Morel and this week's acquisition of the…
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
Legit producer Garth Drabinsky and Broadway director Harold Prince have teamed up for the fifth time to mount a Toronto workshop production of a new musical, "Parade."
"Air Force One" roared off the runway in its maiden foreign flight in Brazil over the weekend, while "The Fifth Element" blitzed Germany and "Volcano" blew hot and cold in four European markets.
Fox Searchlight's "The Full Monty" continued to strut its stuff on top of the exclusives roster. Peter Cattaneo's comedy about steelworkers-cum-strippers revealed a brawny $202,122 in six nightclubs…
Frances McDormand is going back in front of the camera for the first time since winning an Oscar for playing unflappable Sheriff Marge Gunderson in "Fargo."