Leading Japanese satcaster Sky Perfect TV has widened its lead as it picked up about 73,000 new subscribers in August to hit a total of 1.3 million.
Warner Bros. has picked up tyro scribe Susan Hoffman's spec "Get Me to Frank by 35" for Chris O'Donnell's George Street Pictures in a low- to mid-six figures deal.
Plucked from 1,100 entries in screenwriting and prose contests at the seventh annual Maui Writers' Conference, the works of six scribes won honors Monday at the conclusion of the three-day gathering.
After a meeting with Vice President Al Gore, Hollywood union leaders and industry execs Tuesday said they were satisfied that the veep understands America's problem with runaway productions.
MSNBC has rejiggered its primetime lineup for the fall. Beginning Sept. 27, Ann Curry will take over as the permanent host of MSNBC's 8 p.m. "Special Edition," "The News With Brian Williams" will…
In a management shift that highlights the importance of marketing in the specialized film world, biz vet Nancy Utley has been tapped marketing prexy for Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Television buyers from more than 45 countries arrived Monday night for the annual French TV Screenings. The four-day confab -- organized by Television France Intl. (TVFI), the body responsible for…
Turner Broadcasting's new cable web, Turner South, can legally carry games of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks and the new NHL Atlanta Thrashers, a Fulton County, Ga., judge ruled late Tuesday.
Expanding its European cable presence, Liberty Media Corp. on Tuesday acquired a stake in global communications provider UnitedGlobalCom Inc. for $493 million in cash to form a content and…
Now that they've gotten hitched, Sumner Redstone and Mel Karmazin face the more difficult task of consummating their corporate marriage.
After a spending spree in which L.A. Fox-affiliate KTTV locked up four of the more high-profile shows entering syndication this fall, station execs unveiled the new lineup with key timeslots handed…
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