While many Americans were firing up their last summer barbecue over Labor Day, dozens of Hollywoodites descended on Hawaii for the four-day Maui Writers' Conference.
It looks increasingly as though Carolco, the Sequel, will become a reality. Mario Kassar and Andy Vajna, the former partners in the high-flying indie, have been in intense discussions in Budapest…
Digital TV will be in German cable systems starting in October, executives of DF1, Germany's first digital pay TV web, told reporters at the Intl. Consumer Electronics and Media Fair (IFA) on Monday.
DaVida Plummer has jumped from KCOP (where she was executive producer of the UPN affiliate's nightly news) to KCAL, where she will serve as senior exec producer of the station's "Prime 9 News" block.
Amid reports of a culture clash on the set, "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show" is making some behind-the-scenes changes after its first month on the air.
Galaxy Latin America has named Evahyr (Tony) Lyra Jr. VP of marketing, sales and distribution. Lyra joins the satcaster from Coterninas Textiles. * * * Jake Winebaum has been tapped president of…
Legit producer Garth Drabinsky and Broadway director Harold Prince have teamed up for the fifth time to mount a Toronto workshop production of a new musical, "Parade."
To no one's surprise, the media this week realized the public is as eager for news of Diana, Princess of Wales, in death as in life.
Fox Searchlight's "The Full Monty" continued to strut its stuff on top of the exclusives roster. Peter Cattaneo's comedy about steelworkers-cum-strippers revealed a brawny $202,122 in six nightclubs…
Kassie Canter has been named vice president of NBC corporate affairs and communications, reporting to Beth Comstock, senior VP of corporate communications and media relations at the web.
While network news divisions are churning out reams of coverage of the death of Diana, entertainment execs at the Big Four say they are not planning any new telefilms on the turbulent life of the…