Tele-Communications Inc.’s premium cable networks Encore and Starz! are carried by DirecTV. Information was wrong in Dec. 10 story on Encore and Starz! * * * Weston Blakesley’s name was misspelled in…
Officials of the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival (Feb. 11-22) announced eight entries for this year's Golden Bear competition Tuesday.
Swiss media manager August Fischer has been named chairman of Berlin-based publishing house Axel Springer Verlag AG.
Atlantis Communications Inc. announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement to acquire Canadian television programming sales and distribution company Ironstar Communications Inc.
Fox Broadcasting Co. has picked up the Universal TV comedy pilot "The 900 Lives of Jackie Frye," which was developed and passed on by ABC earlier this year.
Locations '98, the 13th Annual trade show of the Assn. of Film Commissioners Intl. (AFCI) and the world's largest exhibition of locations and location services, will be held Feb. 20-22 at the Los…
France Telecom has agreed to pay $850 million to acquire Casema, which at 1.1 million connections is Holland's second-biggest cable company.
The arrival of three commercial TV networks on the Hungarian dial has created a frantic demand for programming that is jacking up prices, fostering multimillion-dollar output deals and opening vistas…
After six weeks of sharing or surrendering the primetime lead in households, NBC found its stride again last week, winning the Dec. 8-15 Nielsens chase by 2 shares in homes and 4 in adults 18-49.
MGM has set James Marsden to head the cast of "Disturbing Behavior," a horror pic about a small town's nefarious process of transforming its unruly and rebellious teens into clean-cut and upstanding…
CNET Television has forwarded Dan Sexton to senior VP. Handling the company’s TV production and distribution operations, Sexton moves up from his VP post. He joined the programming/Web site outfit in…