Sony Music Intl. has named Rick Dobbis exec veep, in a newly created post that taps the vet exec's familiarity with the overseas marketplace. It also positions the former Polygram chieftain as…
The Kirch Group and EM.TV & Merchandising have formed a major children's programming joint venture, the companies announced in Munich on Monday.
In a frame of animated contrasts at the overseas box office, "A Bug's Life" got its foreign campaign off to a fine start in a great weekend for BVI, but UIP's "Babe" sequel got badly burnt.
Mip Asia, the TV tradeshow now in its fifth year, opens Wednesday in Singapore under the sign of still ailing Asian economies. A sister event of Mip and Mipcom in Cannes, Mip Asia (Dec. 9-12) is one…
Dallas-based Lyric Studios has clinched a five-year deal to distribute Australian preschool band the Wiggles' seven videos, eight CDs and new products Stateside.
Showtime has bought the rights to the first major exhibition game featuring locked-out pro-basketball players idled by a contract dispute with team owners that has dragged on since last July.
Fox Searchlight's "Waking Ned Devine" unseated Gramercy's "Elizabeth" as the exclusive box office champion.
Manhattan rose three feet out of the water last week as hordes of Thanksgiving theatergoers departed. The family-favored tuners fell markedly after having seen their grosses soar the previous week…
Rap recording producer Sean "Puffy" Combs, the founder and CEO of Bad Boy Entertainment, is adding to his notoriety by becoming co-publisher of Notorious, a bimonthly lifestyle magazine that will be…
TO: Anne Heche and Ellen DeGeneres FROM: Peter Bart THERE ARE CERTAIN rules of political correctness that govern what we can and cannot say these days — rules that make it utterly impossible for me…
Long and loud were exhibitors' gripes last week as ticket sales tumbled in many European territories and Japan. Euro bookers blamed a shortage of attractive new releases compounded by freezing…
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