In a long-expected reorganization of its publicity corps, New Line Cinema has promoted a handful of senior and junior executives, and hired a new VP and director.
France and Italy are mounting simultaneous assaults on L.A. audiences in late April. The First Festival of Italian Film will present premieres and in-person tributes to Roberto Benigni, Franco Nero…
In a bid to boost revenue and its relevance to showbizzers, CBS-owned KCBS has signed Eleanor Mondale as the anchor of a daily entertainment news segment to be incorporated into the station's 5 p.m…
This year's installment of the Taos Talking Picture Festival will take place April 15-18 and feature films and videos from 23 countries.
The first theme park foray for automotive giant Toyota Motor Corp. headlined the Thursday opening of Tokyo's newest entertainment center, Palette Town.
Basking in the success of "The Rugrats Movie," which is likely to reach the $100 million mark this weekend, animation studio Klasky Csupo has promoted Hal Waite and Cella Duffy to senior vice…
Giant Spanish pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE) has signed a four-year, large- package deal with Universal Studios that could lead the way for the studio to team with RTVE on TV…
In its first-ever pay-per-view output deal in the U.K., MGM Intl. TV has inked a licensing agreement with Front Row, the leading cable TV PPV consortium there.
Satellite television provider EchoStar Communications Corp.'s may have doubled its customer base over the past year, but it plunged deeper into the red in the fourth quarter of 1998.
Bloomberg Radio and WNBC have inked a deal that gives the Gotham biznews station regular access to the Peacock flagship's weather talent.
Walt Disney Pictures and Columbia Pictures have become the latest studios to couple in the name of split-rights: The two studios have pacted to co-finance the Robin Williams starrer "Bicentennial…