Star TV India is reported to be in discussion with MGM to launch a new MGM Movie channel on the Star TV platform in India.
Academy Award-winning digital-effects artists Mark Lasoff has joined Santa Monica-based Station X Studios as a special visual effects supervisor for both features and commercials.
Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's Icon Prods. are in talks with Paramount Pictures to develop and co-finance a feature version of '60s sitcom "Hogan's Heroes" as a starring vehicle for Gibson.
The Golf Channel will premiere its biggest original production, a two-hour documentary of golf legend Arnold Palmer, on Oct. 28 at 9 p.m.
Spelling Television has upped Steve Tann to senior veepee of current series programming and creative affairs.
Gwyneth Paltrow and her director father Bruce will attempt to croon "Duets" once again, this time for Buena Vista Film Sales.
Modern Times Group's TV3 has inked a key soccer agreement with the Danish Soccer Assn. and the Danish Organization of League Clubs (Divisionforeningen), which gives TV3 exclusive rights to the Danish…
Esai Morales ("The Burning Season") and Kristin Davis ("Sex and the City") have been set to star opposite Rob Lowe (Daily Variety, Sept. 9) in "Atomic Train," an NBC four-hour miniseries for 1999…
Matthew Bannister, currently director of BBC Radio, has been tapped the next chief executive of BBC Production, the pubcaster's vast TV and radio program division.
Alumni of the Independent Feature Film Market along with talent in this year's crop of indie pics are turning out to show their support for the market, which runs through Friday at the Angelika Film…