Pierre Lescure, chairman of the giant French pay television group Canal Plus, has been named Mipcom 1998's Personality of the Year.
It was far from a record, but President Clinton's admission that he lied about his affair with a former White House intern still drew one of the biggest TV crowds of the year.
Frosh talker "The Howie Mandel Show" saw a modest ratings increase in the week ended Aug. 9, which was an uneventful week for the rest of the daytime syndie yak pack.
South African playwright and actor Ross Kettle, whose disturbing play "Soweto Burning" had a run at the Hudson Theater in Los Angeles, has decided to return from the U.S. to Cape Town to lens his…
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's majority shareholder Kirk Kerkorian agreed Wednesday to buy Australia's Seven Network's 25% stake in the Lion for $389 million, a move likely to end speculation that the…
The much-anticipated concert version of James Horner's music from "Titanic" will make its appearance Oct. 9 and 10 at the Hollywood Bowl.
Major Aussie film and TV producer/distrib Southern Star is poised for a shopping spree worth up to A$20 million ($13 million).
Former Kennedy/Marshall Co. senior VP Robin Schorr has joined Trimark Pictures as senior VP of production, overseeing the company's specialized film-making efforts.
A bomb threat made it business as unusual at CNBC Wednesday.
Leading Argentina broadcaster Telefe has pacted with Mexico's TV Azteca to produce a third, country-specific version of its kidvid hit "Chiquititas."