The publicity teams behind TV's "Felicity," "The Practice," "The Sopranos" and "Sex and the City" are among the winners of the second annual Television Publicity Executives Committee awards.
Samuel Goldwyn has named Danae Kokenos as its Gotham-based acquisitions director.
Powered by the whammo perf of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," ABC Tuesday officially claimed victory in the do-or-die game called sweeps -- the first time that's happened since before Disney took…
Melissa Polaner has been upped to VP of law and business affairs for Nickelodeon. In her new post, Polaner will be responsible for overseeing production, development and acquisition deals for…
Rupert Murdoch's already strained relationship with Australia's conservative government has hit a new low.
Daphna Kastner has closed a deal with New Line Cinema to write and direct "Chaos," an original script. Her film "Spanish Fly" opens this week in limited release from Avalanche, a co-venture of Lions…
Veteran agent Scott Henderson has ankled his post at Favorite Artists to join the Major Clients Agency. Henderson had been at Favorite Artists for nine years.
Grupo Televisa unveiled a one-stop ad sales plan for its pay TV operations. Mexico's dominant broadcaster is also a leading provider via its majority stakes in satcaster Sky Mexico and Mexico City…
Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson announced Tuesday that his company will add five multiplexes in Japan in 2000 as part of a plan to become a major player in the world's No. 2 movie market.
Thesp-turned-helmer Vondie Curtis-Hall ("Gridlock'd") is in final negotiations to helm "All That Glitters" for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
New Line has purchased Tribeca Film's comedy pitch "Daytrader." Tribeca toppers Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and production prexy Brad Epstein will produce the project.