MTV Networks has announced it is launching a 24-hour MTV channel dedicated to the Russian market, the first time a Western web has set up a localized network in Russia.
Scott Strauss, vice president of creative affairs at Kopelson Entertainment for the last three years, will hole up with the Outlaw Productions gang to run feature development and production in a new…
Hungarian telecom giant MATAV has just entered the cable television industry in a development that could endanger TV interests owned by Time Warner.
Producers, directors, agents, and grips walked a little lighter Monday as news sank in that a tentative contract agreement had been reached between producers and the two main thesps' unions.
Billy Pittard and Ed Sullivan have formed Pittard Sullivan Prods., a division of Pittard Sullivan specializing in live-action production for commercials, TV network-identity packages and other…
The foreign B.O. dropped off the pace last weekend as "The Man in the Iron Mask," "Mouse Hunt," "Sphere" and "Anastasia" debuted with mixed results, while even the mighty "Titanic" slowed a little.
Jean Michel Ciszewski has been upped to the prexy post at Alliance International TV from his previous position as senior VP of sales.
In many ways the Paris Film Festival took on the personality of its young, press-adverse and indie-spirited jury president, Sean Penn, who the Gauls adoringly call "l'enfant terrible" of American…
Tammy Wynette, known as ''The First Lady of Country Music'' and world-renowned for her hit ''Stand by Your Man,'' died in her sleep at her Nashville home Monday, her management company said. She was…
Billionaire investor Paul Allen took the first step toward becoming a major player in cable Monday when he confirmed the acquisition of the nation's 10th biggest cabler, Marcus Cable Inc., for $2.775…