Soprano Leonie Rysanek, whose career spanned nearly 40 years and 2,100 performances, died in her native Vienna on March 7, following a battle with bone cancer. She was 71.
Independent producer/exhibitor Regent Entertainment has signed a six-picture co-financing and production deal with U.K.-based entertainment financier Flashpoint.
TV Azteca has teamed with an American partner to create a third Spanish-lingo broadcast network in the United States.
In a role that would stretch his acting chops to new lengths, Danny DeVito is in talks to topline "Stretch Armstrong" for Caravan Pictures.
After drawn-out negotiations, Barry Diller's USA Networks Inc. agreed Tuesday to raise its offer for the publicly held stock in Ticketmaster Group Inc. to a price that Ticketmaster's board accepted.
Opera star Todd Duncan, who was hand-picked by George Gershwin to play Porgy in "Porgy and Bess," died Feb. 28 of a heart condition at his home in Washington, D.C. He was 95.
Director-producer Taylor Hackford, who most recently helmed “The Devil’s Advocate” for Warner Bros., has signed with International Creative Management, where he will be repped by agency president Jim…
Chile joins the growing Latino trend toward tiered cable services this week, as dominant operator VTR-Cable Express launches a premium level.
In more ways than one, D.C. insiders were the target audience for the Tuesday-night sneak preview of NBC's midseason replacement "Lateline."
Indie TV production company the Producers Entertainment Group has struck a deal to acquire Manhattan Beach-based distrib MediaWorks Intl. in a deal valued at about $6.5 million.
The Columbia TriStar Television Group has upped Mark Lebowitz to senior vice president, finance. Lebowitz will continue to be based at the Sony Pictures Entertainment in Culver City.