The management and production company Addis-Wechsler has entered into a five-year joint venture with Columbia TriStar TV to produce all forms of programming.
Ellen DeGeneres, who is nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards in three categories this year, has been confirmed as a presenter at the 49th annual ceremony being telecast Sept. 14 on CBS.
Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation…
Sales of pics "The Sweet Hereafter" and "In the Company of Men" pumped up first-quarter profit at Alliance Communications Corp.
The Senate Commerce Committee may hold confirmation hearings for the four incoming FCC commissioners as early as next month, say Congressional sources.
Daily Variety chief film critic Todd McCarthy was awarded the Maurice Bessy Prize for his contributions to the world of film criticism at a ceremony Monday at the Montreal World Film Festival.
The 10 companies that developed digital videodisc (DVD) technology said Monday they have agreed on a second-generation random access memory (RAM) format called the 1.0 version. The new format is for…
Hoping to siphon off customers from the struggling C-band (a.k.a. big dish) satellite industry, DirecTV announced Monday that it will offer free direct broadcast satellite equipment, installation and…
Landmark Entertainment Group is teaming up with 20th Century Fox Licensing and Merchandising and the Korean giant Samsung Electronics to design, produce and build a $50 million attraction based on…
Munich public prosecutors have stepped up their investigation of Bavarian media mogul Leo Kirch for suspected tax evasion.
The Shooting Gallery Intl. has inked an eight-pic output deal with Italian distrib Filmauro, the company announced Monday.