After flirting with a number of webs and syndie distribs in recent years, radio shrink Dr. Laura Schlessinger has inked a talkshow development deal with Paramount Domestic TV (Daily Variety, April 1).
Denver-based United Intl. Holdings, a minority partner in Chile's VTR Hipercable, has bought the remaining 60% of the cable operator for $258 million.
Although two recent studies have concluded that Latinos are vastly underrepresented on film and television, a shouting match erupted over the reasons behind the findings at a symposium Wednesday on…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Peter Loehr is a man with a mission: change the face of moviemaking in China before Hollywood arrives. "I reckon I've got a four- or five-year window," says Loehr, an antsy 31-year-old New Yorker who…
Spanish satcaster Via Digital has proceeded with an anticipated $262 million capital infusion, but without much help from 17% shareholder Televisa, which has seen its stake now reduced to 8.8%.
RJ Millard has joined Trimark Pictures as director of corporate publicity. Cami Winikoff, chief administrative officer and exec veepee, made the announcement Tuesday.
John Boorman has signed on to direct an adaptation of the Jack London adventure novel "The Sea Wolf," which will be scripted by David Koepp and produced by Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer for…
South Coast Repertory, the Southern California regional theater that commissioned and premiered this season's most lauded play, Margaret Edson's "Wit," and has lined up a quartet of world premiere…
The new Italian Cinema Promotion Agency will use next month's Hong Kong International Film & TV Market as a vehicle for reaching Asian buyers.
Spurred by the recent killings at a Colorado high school, the government is threatening to go after the movie, music and videogame industry in the same way it has the tobacco giants.
News Corp. has appointed K.C. Lang as senior vice president of News Corp., China. As chief technology officer, Lang will be responsible for the company's technology-related business in China.