ESPN's Keith Olbermann is joining cable network MSNBC as an anchor (Daily Variety, June 23) and also will contribute to news and sports programs on sister network NBC.
Reed Manville has been tapped senior vice president, international channels, at Paramount Television Group and will oversee the studio's expanding foreign pay TV channel investments.
German station RTL2 announced Monday that Josef Andorfer, 40, will replace Rudolf-Markus Reischl as managing director Aug. 1. Andorfer currently is programming manage
The action was fast and furious at the overseas B.O. last weekend, triggered by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a muscular foreign preem by "Hercules."
If you want to access a Hollywood actor and haven't a personal relationship with a top talent agent, try to establish one with a producer who works with the actor or a junior agent in the team: It's…
Walt Disney's "Hercules" conquered the exclusives roster during its first weekend at the newly renovated New Amsterdam Theatre in Gotham. With help from lofty ticket prices, Disney's 35th full-length…
The powerful debuts of Warner Bros.' "Batman and Robin" and Sony's "My Best Friend's Wedding" lifted the summer box office out of its three-week slump.
Paxson Communications Corp. agreed Monday to sell its radio station and billboard businesses to Clear Channel Communications Inc. for $678 million, giving Paxson the cash to complete a recent spate…
Pedro Almodovar's new film "Live Flesh" will make its world premiere at the 35th New York Film Festival. The Spanish pic is one of 28 films on the slate of the NYFF, which runs from Sept. 26 to Oct…
The media gossips had a field day after Time Warner Cable revealed the 11 channels it will add to a $1.95-a-month tier starting this fall in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn.