Former White House mouthpiece Mike McCurry is wasting no time getting back into politics, signing on to do election night commentary and analysis for CNN.
In a last mad grab to snare the few remaining basic channel spots on cabler systems around the country, Discovery Communications is offering cablers $7-$9 per subscriber to launch its Travel Channel…
Fox Searchlight's "Waking Ned Devine" won the prize for best feature at the second annual New York Comedy Film Festival, which wrapped Monday.
The U. of Southern California has made serious contact with Robert Zemeckis. The Oscar-winning director has donated $5 million to fund a digital arts facility at his alma mater, the USC School of…
The Brooklyn Academy of Music will open its arthouse multiplex Nov. 13.
Michael Viner and Deborah Raffin's New Millennium Entertainment has acquired U.S., Canadian and audio rights to "The Phantom in Manhattan" by Fredrick Forsyth, in what Viner termed a mid-seven-figure…
Unapix Entertainment Inc., the indie producer of low-budget video and cable TV features, has established a new management structure, creating an office of the president and upping four of the…
Jackie Levine has been named a VP of development for Michael Douglas' Universal-based Furthur Films. She reports to Furthur exec Allison Segan, who also produces for the company.
Ian McEwan was awarded Britain's prestigious Booker Prize, which carries a $33,000 cash award and can double the sales of the winning book.
Denver-based United International Holdings (UIH) is seeking to up its presence in Chile by buying out No. 1 cable operator VTR Hipercable.
Sony Pictures has picked up tyro Brit scribe David Logan's pitch "Five Killers Killing" for helmer Gary Fleder's Mojo Films production banner.