Phoenix/TriStar's "Swept From the Sea" will be the curtain raiser for the 11th AFI Film Festival on Oct. 23 at the Mann Chinese Theater. Based on a Joseph Conrad short story, the film is a period…
CBS Telenoticias will launch its Portuguese news service in Brazil on Oct. 12. The channel will initially broadcast 14 hours of Portuguese-lingo programming, including subtitled shows “CBS Evening…
NBC fired sportscaster Marv Albert on Thursday, just hours after he pleaded guilty to assault and battery against a woman in a highly publicized trial.
Mipcom, one of the top TV trade shows on the international calendar, opens today in Cannes with a potpourri of press pours, program screenings and parties.
Endemol Entertainment has launched in Poland with a new joint-venture production company with Central European Media Enterprises (CME) called Endemol-Neovision.
There appears to be a winner in the race to get a Janis Joplin biopic before the cameras. Lakeshore Entertainment and Paramount Pictures have set an early January start for their $30 million-budgeted…
Billionaire arbitrageur Carl Icahn is putting up $50 million to start a new specialized film distributor that will release 12 low-budget pics a year.
Media group Pearson is entering Spain's politically charged TV landscape by allying itself with recently privatized Spanish telco Telefonica.
Dolph Lundgren will star in "Blackjack," a two-hour pilot to be helmed by John Woo for Alliance Television. The pilot is the second project under Alliance's TV production deal with Woo, following on…
Rob Dwek, who ABC Entertainment president Jamie Tarses hired as her No. 2 exec just five months ago, is planning to ankle the network in the next few weeks, sources say.