Former Price Waterhouse partner Franklin R. Johnson, best known for his annual appearances on the Academy Awards show, has joined Rysher Entertainment as chief financial officer.
Humbled ABC execs struck a proper note at the opening of the Alphabet web's summer affiliates meeting here Tuesday, and station execs seemed surprisingly mild in their reactions to a dismal primetime…
Timo Lahtinen, chief buyer for Danish entertainment and film giant Nordisk Film, has announced he will step down from the company as of early next year.
Kristine Belson, senior VP of production at Columbia Pictures, will move to Jim Henson Pictures in the No. 2 slot behind prexy of production Stephanie Allain, the company announced Tuesday.
Canadian Satellite Communications Inc. began distributing Boston's independent television superstation WSBK to cable operators in the United States on Tuesday, taking over from Advanced Entertainment…
Karlovy Vary will cap its 32nd edition, which runs July 4-12, with a lifetime contribution award to Czech favorite son Milos Forman at a closing-night screening of "Amadeus."
After nearly a year of negotiations, Beacon Pictures has optioned the rights to Brit mystery doyenne P.D. James' sci-fi novel "The Children of Men" for a mid-six-figure price, the company confirmed…
May's domestic box office weighed in with a hefty $502.2 million, but it wasn't quite enough to topple the 1996 record of $517 million.
David Asman will leave his post as editorial features editor of the Wall Street Journal to take a job as an on-air host for cable's Fox News Channel beginning June 25.
Wharf Cable, the territory's lone cable operator, moved a step closer to profitability this week with the introduction of paid advertisements on eight of its 15 basic channels, as the government…
Emma-Kate Croghan, the Aussie filmmaker whose debut feature "Love and Other Catastrophes" garnered critical acclaim at the major film fests last year, is set to helm an adaptation of Phillip K…