Actress Holly Hunter and writer-director Robert Towne have been named the recipients of this year's "Film Excellence Awards" at the Boston Film Festival.
With CNN barely registering on Latino ratings charts, Turner Latin America has opted to play hardball with audience measure company Ibope, withholding payment until improvements are made.
Kids cabler Nickelodeon will join the hoopla surrounding Mark McGwire's and Sammy Sosa's pursuit of the single-season home run record by running daily "Home Run Record Race" vignettes each night…
Members of the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees and Technicians meeting in Chicago have voted to sign on to the Communication Workers of America's $170 million strike fund.
Satcasters are saying thanks but no thanks to an offer by broadcasters of a three-month extension to a court order requiring DirecTV and EchoStar to shut down their network feeds on Oct. 8.
The second annual Los Angeles Latino Intl. Film Festival kicks off Oct. 2 for a 10-day run at Universal Studios, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and other venues.
As part of its growing presence in the Spanish broadcast market, Columbia TriStar Intl. Television has opened an office in Madrid and has named Nathalie Garcia director of sales, Spain.
Seiniger Advertising Group chairman Tony Seiniger announced that veteran creative exec Scott Bramlett and Lee Harry have joined the agency as co-heads of the Audio/Visual Department. Bramlett was…
Betsy Bruce has been named G.M. of the Kermit Channel, which soft-launched in Latin America and Asia on Monday.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer believes the extra $250 million to be raised from its enlarged stock offering will tide it through an extra three years to 2002, it said in an SEC filing Monday.
Danny Goldberg, chairman/CEO of Mercury Records Group, and Margery Tabankin, chief of the Streisand Foundation and Steven Spielberg's Righteous Person Foundation, will be honored by the American…