In what Discovery Communications is hailing as its most ambitious companywide event ever, the cable programmer will premiere its documentary "Cleopatra's Palace: In Search of a Legend" on March 14 in…
Marcy Polier has been named chairman of ACNielsen EDI, the box office tracking firm she founded more than 20 years ago, and Tom Borys, previously chief operating officer, has been upped to president.
Two-time Oscar winner Sally Field will receive the new Ruby Award at the 14th annual Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival, set for March 4-14 in the coastal California city.
IFC Prods., the film finance arm of the Independent Film Channel, has joined Killer Films and Hart Sharp Entertainment as a partner in Kimberly Peirce's indie feature "Take It Like a Man."
Millions won't be watching when the Motion Picture Academy bestows its annual awards for scientific and technical achievement. But while the faces of technological innovators aren't recognizable…
Spooked by 20% devaluation of the Brazilian real, cable operators here are starting to beg their U.S. programming suppliers for relief.
New media producer Rod Pyle has been tapped as prexy of online casting service TEI/CastNet.com.
Rick Feldman, the longtime general manager of Chris Craft's KCOP Los Angeles, will ankle his post at the end of March. The parting was described as amicable.
In the wake of last week's launch of the Discovery Channel on 450 cable systems across Hungary, representatives for Discovery Networks Europe (DNE) are calling this East European expansion just one…
Peter W. Eldredge, former publisher of Newsweek, has joined Boardroom Consultants, a leading consulting firm to CEOs and their boards on director selection and corporate governance issues.