The Indian film industry has for the past several years been waging a war on film piracy -- and now it is fingering cowboy cable operators.
Cindy Bell has joined Showtime Networks Inc. as VP of comedy programming, responsible for developing original comedy series for the pay cabler.
"60 Minutes" vet Patti Hassler has been tapped to serve as senior producer for the upcoming second edition of the magazine series.
Brad Silberling, who last directed the Warner Bros. hit "City of Angels," will make his next directing effort "Baby's in Black" for DreamWorks and producer Mark Johnson.
Indian Information and broadcasting minister Sushma Swaraj is greenlighting four niche channels as part of its plans to expand the state-backed Doordashan network.
CBS Corp. has promoted Farid Suleman to senior VP of finance.
The newly formed World 2000 Prods. has purchased the development slate of Scripps Howard Prods. for an estimated $5 million to $8 million, but the Scripps Howard library will remain in the hands of…
James Hurlock has been tapped VP Asia/Pacific for the international division of the Paramount Television Group.
Japanese networks are gearing up to launch satellite programming with Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) and Nippon Television Network (NTV) and their partners having applied for broadcasting licenses…
Miramax Films will produce "Down to You," the feature debut of writer/director Kris Isacsson.