Five mainland Chinese companies have taken an 80% stake in Robert Chua's China Entertainment Television Broadcast (CETV).
Leslie Klotz has joined Creative Artists Agency as the head of the percentery's corporate communications. At CAA she will be responsible for all aspects of internal communications and media relations.
Matthews Studio Equipment Group has announced it has acquired production equipment supplier Olesen, a unit of Entertainment Resources Inc., for $2 million.
Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" returned to the top of the exclusives roster after New Line's "Boogie Nights" went wide.
The Nanny Murder Trial yielded Court TV's best Nielsen ratings since the heyday of California vs. O. J. Simpson in 1994.
Spain's Valladolid fest, Seminci, wrapped its 42nd incarnation Saturday, having consolidated its reputation as Spain's "fest of fests."
Universal Pictures has picked up scribe/thesp team Art Brown and Tracy Fraim's comic pitch "Disorderly Conduct" for $225,000 against $500,000, sources said.
Phillip Noyce is attached to direct the high-tech geopolitical thriller "Blast Off" for Polygram/Interscope Films. It's the first project the director will develop under his two-year first-look deal…
KABC-TV is looking to lay down roots in Glendale.
From a record high of 370 entries, 18 programs have been selected as finalists for the 1997 Intl. Emmy Awards. Of these, nine are from the U.K., three from France, two from Canada, and one each from…