Leonardo DiCaprio may have been snubbed by the Oscars in the best actor category, but he was not forgotten by the audience of MTV, which nominated the "Titanic" heartthrob for best male performance…
Continuing its stated strategy of making an increasing number of third-party acquisitions, Universal Pictures has snapped up French rights to Summit Entertainment's $27 million actioner "Wing…
Robert Sheehan has been promoted to executive VP of business affairs and finance for the Paramount Television Group.
Toyota Motor Corp. plans to develop a satellite broadcasting service for moving vehicles that will allow users to receive video programming, sound and data in their cars.
Miramax Films has acquired North American theatrical rights to Maya Angelou's "Down in the Delta" from Showtime Networks Inc.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has named Patrick Murphy senior vice president of its Worldwide Product Fulfillment Group. Murphy will report to William Humphrey, executive VP of SPE's Digital Studios…
Premiere magazine has added two names to their masthead.
Veteran film publicist Judy Arthur has ankled HBO to join Polygram Films as vice president of national publicity.
Italy's pay TV network Telepiu will be launched on the Milan stock market at the end of the year or in the first few months of 1999, Canal Plus Intl. CEO Michel Thoulouze said last week.
NBC has pulled the Dick Wolf drama "Players" off its schedule, with no return date scheduled. The USA Networks Studios' drama, starring rapper Ice-T, averaged a 5.4 rating and 10 share in homes this…