Comedian Flip Wilson, the first black to host a successful weekly variety series for a network, died Wednesday of liver cancer at his Malibu home. He was 64.
Miramax has tapped former MGM distribution exec Andy Gruenberg for the new post of president of domestic distribution.
Senator Film will become the first German production company to go public, offering shares on the Neuer Markt of the Frankfurt stock exchange in early 1999.
"Rosie," Belgium's submission for Oscar consideration, will kick off a weeklong Belgian film series at Gotham's Quad Cinema on Friday.
East West Players is opening its last show of the season, "Dance and Sing for the Holidays," Dec. 3 at the David Henry Hwang Theater in downtown L.A.
Former October Films marketing exec and Urbanworld Film Festival exec director Stacy Spikes is launching an indie film distribution company.
Twentieth Television has upped two sales execs in two regions.
THE SPINMEISTERS FOR CABLE keep dropping their little factoids about the decline and fall of network TV -- indeed, they're becoming rather smug about it.
In the past 10 days, Time Warner has quietly achieved its long-sought objective of a "solid investment grade credit rating" and declared a two-for-one stock split as the price of its soaring stock…
Director Montxo Armendariz has won Spain's 1998 National Film Prize, the most important annual plaudit for a film professional in Spain.
Lifetime prexy and CEO Douglas McCormick will leave the women's cable web when his contract expires at year's end.