Roger Lefkon has been named senior VP of entertainment operations at Merv Griffin Entertainment.
The lineup for the weekend's top five grossers was reshuffled when the actual figures were reported Monday.
European Union competition commissioner Karel Van Miert has ended his yearlong war of words with UIP and looks set to allow the distributor to continue operating on the continent.
Tokyo Broadcasting Systems is looking to inhouse animation production to boost its programming lineup in the fiscal year that starts Thursday and is hoping to duplicate the international success of…
Gotham-based production company BNN will use the Internet to upload raw footage of upcoming network shows, pilot productions currently being pitched and footage from shows the network censors threw…
Showbiz stocks rallied along with the broader stock market Monday as the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 10,000 for the first time.
In what they hope will turn into a long-term relationship, Good Machine Intl. and Newmarket Capital Group have pacted to co-produce and co-finance an unspecified number of independent pics each year.
Overseas audiences' love affair with Shakespeare continued hot and heavy at the weekend, while "Rush Hour" blitzed Germany, "The Rugrats Movie" captivated the U.K. and "Payback" saw good-to-great…
The Nielsen future is looking brighter at Fox thanks to "Futurama," which launched Sunday night with unprecedented strong numbers for the net.
MGM Intl. Television Distribution said Monday that it has signed a multiyear agreement with DirecTV Japan under which the direct-to-home home satcaster will air current and upcoming MGM and United…