The Spanish Parliamentary Commission approved a draft modification of the EU's Television Without Frontiers directive, which stipulates that Spanish nets must commit 5% of their total annual revenue…
Peter Smith has been named president of Polygram Video Intl., which is expected to take over foreign distribution of Universal's video slate in July.
Spyglass Entertainment has tapped two new VPs to help lead the production company. Paul Neinstein joins the company as veep, business affairs and Rebekah Rudd joins the team as VP of post production…
Sundance Cinemas, the joint venture between General Cinema Theatres and Robert Redford, plans to open an 11-screen arthouse across the street from Boston's Fenway Park.
American Movie Classics has hired Billy Bob Thornton, Dennis Quaid and Lauren Bacall to host movie showings every week.
Rathikant Basu and Peter Mukherjea have been named chairman and chief executive officer, respectively, at Rupert Murdoch's Star TV, following the ankling of two executive directors and two vice…
Hal Kanter, Bruce Vilanch, Buz Kohan, Jon Macks, Billy Martin, Dave Boone and Rita Cash will form the writing team for the Academy Awards telecast.
Fox News Channel kept up its January Nielsen momentum last month, scoring its second consecutive primetime ratings win over rival MSNBC.
In a move believed to better its chances at permanent Tony eligibility, the Kit Kat Klub has inked a deal to bring in the new black vaudeville tuner, "Rollin' on the T.O.B.A." this March.
Alec Baldwin, Emily Watson, Jon Voight and Cuba Gooding Jr. have been confirmed as presenters for Sunday's fifth annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The president of Venezuela's film commission is resigning to pursue work in television. Abdel Guerere, 42, has served 4-1/2 years at the Centro Nacional Autonomo de Cinematografia (CNAC).