Veteran pay TV exec David Evans has been tapped as president and CEO of the Hallmark Entertainment Network, effective March 1.
After his brother Harvey's much-publicized producing credit on Miramax Films' "Shakespeare in Love," Bob Weinstein has discovered his creative side, and has elected to be one of the producers on…
Cheryl McDermott has been upped to senior VP, business affairs at Saban Intl. In her new position, McDermott will continue to oversee program acquisitions, operations and administration for Fox Kids…
After conducting an extensive search to find its new president, Comedy Central apparently has decided to stay close to home by promoting Larry Divney, 55, the network's longtime executive VP of ad…
GERMANY The German media research group GfK has extended into eastern and southern Europe, and now will be servicing Russia, the Ukraine and Italy. GfK and Russia’s premier research company VCIOM are…
Tommi Lewis, former editor-in-chief of the now defunct magazines Live and Sassy, has been named editor in chief of the Emap Petersen girls magazine Teen.
Former NBC stations topper John Rohrbeck has emerged as a dark horse candidate to replace Carole Black as VP and GM of KNBC, the Peacock-owned station in Los Angeles he ran during the late 1980s…
There was good news and some bad vibes at the 17th Fajr Intl. Film Festival, Iran's window on the world stretching from Feb. 1 to 10.
Miramax Films' "Life Is Beautiful" has officially passed its Italian rival "Il Postino" to become the highest-grossing foreign-language film of all time in North America, with a gross of $21,867,419.
Australian filmmaker Bill Bennett is turning to horror, signing on as co-writer and co-producer of "Cut."
The Broadway production of Emlyn William's "Night Must Fall" has lost a member of its cast and has been forced to push back its opening.