Georges Leclere, a Frenchman with wide experience in broadcasting, the arts and politics, has been tapped to succeed Arthur Kane as executive director of the international council of the National…
Three days after agreeing to buy Universal Studio's television interests, Barry Diller's HSN Inc. pounced again Thursday with a $300 million stock-or-cash offer for the 49.9% of Ticketmaster Group…
Televisa turned in a strong third quarter, analysts said, with marked improvements in its operating results.
Britain's Channel Four may soon have less need for the U.S. sitcoms and dramas that have helped sustain its cult status.
Leading Australian film and TV producer/distrib the Becker Group on Thursday unveiled its new sports division, which will tee off late next month by televising the Australian (southern) summer PGA…
The Steve Tisch Co. has hired Danna Blesser for the post of vice president of production and promoted staffer Judd Payne to director of development.
The U.S. film "Gattaca," directed by Andrew Niccol, picked up the prize for best pic at the Catalan Intl. Film Festival here, which wrapped Oct. 19.
Net profits at Dutch-based consumer electronics company Philips shot up to 1.4 billion guilders ($700 million)in its third quarter following the company's continued sell-off of its loss-makers, or…
Twentieth Century Fox TV has hired Alex Collett to be vice president of drama, reporting to senior VP Dana Walden.