Broadcasters and EchoStar are pleased with a bill approved Wednesday by the House Judiciary Committee, but DirecTV is gnashing its teeth over an amendment that would curtail its ability to provide…
In an attempt to extend the brand name of the film magazine it acquired four years ago, Hachette-Filipacchi will be teaming with PBS to create a six- to eight-episode documentary series, "Premiere's…
Kirch Group's No. 2 man says Rupert Murdoch's business interests don't fit those of the new European TV alliance that was formed last week with Italian partner Mediaset.
Nothing like a war to screw up your midseason launches. President Clinton’s Wednesday address to the nation on Kosovo at 8 p.m. Eastern time sent ABC and CBS scrambling. The Alphabet web bowed…
With a tenor that could portend the reining in of so-called ride-along TV crews who follow police officers into private homes, the U.S. Supreme Court justices voiced serious doubts over the…
Glenn Gumpel has been promoted to president, international and head of global business affairs for Universal Studios Recreation Group.
Andrew Cripps is quitting as exec VP, international sales, at United Intl. Pictures. He's understood to have accepted a senior, London-based post for a U.S. major.
Frederic Klinkhammer has been named president and CEO of Central European Media Enterprises, following the resignation of Michel Delloye.
TLC's "FanMail" was the nation's bestselling album for the fourth consecutive week, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Anne Hamburger, founder and exec producer of Gotham's site-specific theater company En Garde Arts, has been named artistic director of the La Jolla Playhouse. She replaces Michael Greif, who will be…
Showtime and British film financiers Flashpoint Ltd. have entered into an agreement to co-finance five original films, the companies announced Wednesday.