A U.S. investment group, Callahan Associated, is discussing the acquisition of a stake in Italy's second digital TV platform Stream.
Sony Corp. said Monday it will set up a new management team for Sony Europe on Jan. 1. The move will follow the retirement of Jack Schmuckli, Sony Europe chairman and CEO, at the end of December.
Talk TV veteran Amy Rosenblum has been upped to exec producer of Studios USA's talkshow strip hosted by Maury Povich.
TV ratings monitor Auditel reported Tuesday that Italy's pubcaster RAI led the ratings races for the prior year, outperforming its only substantial rival, Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset channels.
James Houghton, the founder of Gotham's Signature Theater Co., has been appointed artistic adviser at Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater.
Gotham TV producer Broadcast News Networks has been signed by Court TV to produce episodes of "Crime Stories," the cable web's new one-hour series.
An unfinished work from director Akira Kurosawa will be made by his production company next spring.
Miramax Distribution will host ShoWest '99's final luncheon March 11.
WNBC has snatched away another major Gotham event from WPIX, locking up exclusive broadcast rights to the annual New York City Marathon through 2003.
Joseph Vilsmaier's "The Harmonists" will kick off the eighth annual New York Jewish Film Festival, which runs Jan. 17-27 at the Walter Reade Theater.