Moscow's Intl. Film Festival, scheduled for July, won't be taking place this year, Armen Medvedev, head of Russia's official film body, Goskino, announced Tuesday.
French pay television giant Canal Plus has announced a 16.9% rise in revenue for 1997 to 13.6 billion francs ($2.3 billion) and a consolidated net profit of $255 million. The elevated numbers are in…
Veteran international distribution exec Michael Solomon has ankled a partnership in a startup Colombian broadcast net.
Longtime character actor Jonathan Hole, whose career spanned from early vaudeville to television of the 1990s, died Feb. 12 of natural causes in North Hollywood. He was 93. Hole, born in Des Moines…
Former United Talent Agency president and co-founder Marty Bauer has established an eponymous management and production banner.
Japanese media company Pony Canyon will liquidate subsidiaries in five Asian economies by the end of the month because of bleak sales prospects in the financially troubled region, company officials…
Arnon Milchan's Regency Enterprises has made another foray into the music business by acquiring Trauma Records. The deal, which had been in the works for months, adds another record label to…
The Tribune Co. on Thursday exercised its final option to boost its equity stake in the WB Television Network, upping its share from 21.9% to 25% for $8 million.
Robert Burton Inkelas, a former television art director, died Feb. 8 of heart failure at his home in Santa Monica. He was 69.
Barry Diller's TV group Home Shopping Network will soon enter Italy's teleshopping industry by buying a stake in national network ReteMia, Italian daily paper Il Sole 24 Ore said Thursday, reporting…