Roger L. Stevens, Broadway producer, real estate tycoon and the driving force behind the creation of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center, died Feb. 2 in Washington of pneumonia. He was 87.
Walt Disney Studios has made a positive decision on Christina Welsh's pitch "Split Decision" for a low six-figure pricetag, with "The Santa Clause" scribes Steve Rudnick and Leo Benvenuti attached to…
Andrew Given has been upped to senior vice president of physical production for Universal Pictures. Given, who has served as VP of physical production at the studio since November 1995, will report…
Paramount Network TV is developing two drama pilots for CBS and has sold a comedy pilot starring Rob Lowe to NBC, sources said Tuesday.
Holland Media Group's (HMG) new topper, Pieter Porsius, was given a free hand to run the troubled group this week following the resignations of two of the group's top directors, Willem van der Meer…
Moonstone Entertainment president Etchie Stroh has created a domestic distribution label, Prestige Entertainment, to handle the U.S. releases of certain Moonstone productions.
Veteran German actor Armin Mueller-Stahl ("The Music Box," "Avalon") has joined the cast of the Centropolis Entertainment production "The 13th Floor," which is being produced by Roland and Ute…
Leading-edge Internet promo/marketing outfit WorldSite Networks has tapped Web marketing ace Alan Gerson to be its prexy/CEO.
A successful Thursday audition for "Just Shoot Me," combined with modest boosts from Wednesday's "3rd Rock From the Sun," Friday's "Homicide" and Saturday's "Bloopers," has kept NBC in firm control…
U.S.-owned Global TV Network (GTN) is purchasing the Hungarian cabler Sziv TV, and plans to merge the channel with the M Sat cable network, owned by the Hungarian Broadcast Corp. (HBC).
After co-starring roles in the two "Scream" franchise features, actress Courteney Cox has become an expert at making full use of her off-time from NBC series "Friends." Cox now is set to join Kenneth…