Polygram Filmed Entertainment is joining with BBC Films to co-finance "Snarl Up," which Michael Winterbottom will direct.
Less than two months after reports surfaced that former Island Pictures president Mark Burg would join Chris Blackwell's Palm Pictures, the deal has fallen apart.
They loved him in Baltimore, Seattle, Cleveland and Salt Lake City. They took notice in L.A. and San Francisco, but afternoon channel-surfers in Gotham and Chi were less enthusiastic about the…
Star Choice, one of Canada's leading direct-to-home satellite services, has been given a license to deliver television services via satellite to cable operators, it was announced Tuesday by the…
Newly launched indie distrib Advanced Filmveleih will bring four pics to German cinemas by the end of this year. Advanced's 1998 slate includes David Caffrey's "Divorcing Jack," Alex de la Iglesia's…
Seagram has tapped Doug Morris as chairman/CEO of the world's largest music company, which will be named Universal Music Group.
WABC is getting ready for life after Bill Beutel. The veteran anchor hasn't announced any plans to retire from the news biz -- or even reduce his role as the lead 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor for the…
CBS Corp. will complete its transformation to a "pure play media company" within two weeks by selling off its energy services group and its government services operation for about $1.5 billion…
Michael Bonner has been named veepee of business development for Barry Diller's USA Broadcasting.
In the first step of a long-range plan to turn the site of the famed 1969 Woodstock Festival concert into a performing arts and entertainment complex, promoters have launched "A Day in the Garden," a…