Elektra Entertainment Group has upped music industry promotion vet Greg Thompson to exec veep and general manager. The ascension gives Thompson oversight for the day-to-day operation of Elektra while…
Longtime Carsey-Werner exec VP Frank Flanagan has ankled his position at the indie TV distribber, leaving open the second high-profile slot in a month, just weeks before the new fall season hits the…
Sudser staple Sherri Saum will now pull double duty, joining the cast of Showtime’s series “Beggars and Choosers.” Saum is a series regular on NBC’s daytime drama “Sunset Beach,” and has been…
Granada Media has pacted with The New York Times to create documentary TV programming. The first co-venture will be a science series due to be unveiled in mid-September.
French paybox Canal Plus will set up an Internet subsidiary called Canal New Media in September and is looking for partners before floating the company on the Paris stock exchange.
Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ has announced one of its strongest performances ever -- partly at the cost of selling the family silver.
USA Networks has tapped Sinclair finance VP Michael Sileck as chief financial officer. The appointment reunites him with former Sinclair Broadcasting chief Barry Baker, who was named president and…
Now well into its third decade, Sweden's Gothenburg Film Festival is the largest annual unspooling in northern Europe. Located on Sweden's west coast, the historic seaport town makes a terrific host…
"Armageddon" and "Dick" producer Gale Anne Hurd is departing the Paramount lot. Hurd, a stalwart at Par since 1993, is moving her Pacific Western Prods. banner to offices in the Studio City area.
Alliance Atlantis Communications reported significant increases in both revenue and net earnings for the first quarter, largely thanks to a strong performance by its motion picture division.
Columbia TriStar's first-ever Euro-produced talkshow, "Ricky! Harris," premiered Monday in Germany to top ratings.