Alliance Independent Films has expanded aggressively into the American indie acquisitions arena in the past couple of years, picking up international rights to titles including "Denise Calls Up" and…
Actor Burgess Meredith, whose wide-ranging career on stage, TV and screen spanned seven decades but who was best known as trainer Mickey in the "Rocky" films and the villainous Penguin in the…
Joe Davola has been named executive producer of "The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show." Davola comes to Buena Vista TV's new syndie latenight strip from Dreamworks Television, where he helped establish the…
Although News Corp. would appear to be a media colossus to the casual observer, chairman and chief exec Rupert Murdoch believes it "is quite small relative to the opportunities in the global market…
Unapix Films has picked up North American rights to writer-director Giuseppe Bertolucci's "Probably Love," set to begin lensing in Italy later this month.
HBO has ordered 13 episodes of the new comedy series "Sex in the City," based on Candace Bushnell's comic exploration of sex and dating in New York City.
ABC has delayed the premiere of its Columbia TriStar TV sitcom "Over the Top" for one month and has shifted the returning Dan Aykroyd sitcom "Soul Man," which will air in the Tuesday 8:30 p.m…
The Latin Heat conference was jump-started Wednesday with an inspirational speech by Phoenix Pictures chairman Mike Medavoy, who reminded Latinos that their growing numbers represent real power in…
Czech entertainment conglomerate Bonton stretched its international reach into Poland, setting up daughter company Bonton Poland.
The inaugural Midem Latin America and Caribbean Music Market wraps today, an obvious hit as an industry image-builder and an apparent success as a trade show.
Famous Music has inked a joint venture pact with Hugely Music, the multifaceted music startup firm run by producer Hugh Padgham and artist manager Dennis Muirhead.