While Seagram gets down to the detail of taking over Polygram, Polygram Filmed Entertainment's U.K. video arm has pushed ahead with the acquisition of indie video company Astrion.
The Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote today on a deadline for the introduction of cable set-top box sales in retail stores.
In an effort to woo an intransigent Justice Dept., beleaguered satcaster PrimeStar has named former EchoStar exec Carl Vogel its new chairman and CEO.
Si TV has teamed up with Baruch Entertainment to launch its English-lingo, Hispanic-targeted talker "Cafe Ole With Giselle Fernandez" into syndication.
Radio jock Chris Jagger has been tapped as host of Telepictures' upcoming syndie strip "Change of Heart."
Paul Hameister has been named managing director, Australasia, of the Viacom Themed Entertainment Group, to spearhead the development of a $A350 million ($230 million) theme park, film studio and…
Richard Grieco has signed on to star in indie murder thriller "Michaelangel," opposite Dennis Hopper.
Producer-scribe Scott Wynne, who recently sold a treatment to Columbia Pictures with baseball writer W.P. Kinsella attached to pen, has inked a first-look deal with Rob Fried's Sony-based production…
"The Horse Whisperer" scribe Richard LaGravenese will receive the Independent Feature Project's Gotham Writer Award, and "Pi" director Darren Aronofsky will be honored with IFP's Gotham Open Palm…
The House on Wednesday approved a controversial and, some say, racially charged provision that will make it more difficult for bankrupt musicians to exit their record contracts.
In preparation for the relaunch of its digital service on June 15, German pay TV web Premiere announced on Wednesday the addition of thematic channels to its digital platform.