TV comedy veteran Eddie October has signed on as co-executive producer of King World Prods.' upcoming syndie talkshow with Roseanne.
Veteran screenwriter and script doctor Charles Eastman ("The All-American Boy," "The Hundredth Monkey," "Little Fauss and Big Halsey") has joined Bouquet Multimedia as the production boutique's…
Japanese pop singer Seiko Matsuda will join Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck and Billy Bob Thornton in Touchstone Pictures' disaster pic "Armageddon."
Jose Maria Mas, a 43-year-old lawyer who formerly was the secretary general of Spanish telco Telefonica, has been named president of Antena 3 TV, the highest-rated commercial station in Spain.
An environmental group opposed to the DreamWorks/Playa Vista development near Marina del Rey is set today to announce plans to file suit in federal court, charging that the project would further harm…
A local media frenzy of negative publicity brought a quick end to the blackout of New York Mets games on Time Warner Cable of NYC (Daily Variety, Aug. 19).
Former KNBC entertainment reporter Garrett Glaser has joined CNBC, where he'll focus on covering the business of pop culture for the NBC-owned cabler.
Aussie moviecaster the Movie Network, owned by Warner Bros., MGM and Disney, will add a third channel to its lineup and unveil a new logo and on-air look Sept. 7.
General Cinema's parent, GC Companies Inc., saw its net profit drop by half in the June quarter to $3.9 million as a result of the poor performance of early-summer film releases, it said Tuesday.
ESPN2 certified its status as one of the fastest-growing networks in the history of cable by passing the 50-million subscriber mark less than four years after it started beaming its signal to cable…