French pay TV group Canal Plus plans to reduce or even give up its stakes in Germany's pay TV channel Premiere and the commercial channel Vox, the weekly German newsmagazine Focus reported Sunday.
Showtime is readying a pair of telefilms based on the 1960s CBS courtroom drama series "The Defenders" that are currently being written by Reginald Rose, now 76, who created the original show and…
Matthew Kearns, director of international business affairs, has been upped to vice president of business affairs for Columbia TriStar Television's children's programming unit.
Brad Silberling ("Casper"), currently in pre-production on Warner Bros.' "City of Angels," is attached to direct Universal's "Father Figure," to be produced by Brillstein-Grey Entertainment.
Looking to strengthen its presence in international satellite broadcasting, Sony Corp. confirmed on Friday it’s discussing joining with News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch in News’ Japanese satellite…
Indie films, currently scoring in critics' circles, are riding high in the foreign marketplace as well.
Richard Aschman, who earlier this month was named president of Eastman Kodak's Professional Motion Imaging business unit, outlined his plans Thursday for the photographic giant's growth in the…
Adrienne Shelly's "Sudden Manhattan," a romantic comedy of a woman pursued by a series of offbeat suit-ors, will be the maiden release of Phaedra Cinema, a distribution/production company begun by…
"It's a day from hell!" said one Paramount Pictures employee early Thursday morning who fell victim to a studiowide computer crash.
NBC announced Thursday that it is shuttering Canal de Noticias, its 4-year-old Spanish-lingo news service distributed to Latin America, and instead will give widespread distribution to MSNBC and CNBC…
Tribune Entertainment's "The Geraldo Rivera Show" was renewed on five top CBS O&Os through 1998.