Robert Relyea has been upped to president of production for MGM Pictures and United Artists, it was announced Wednesday by Frank Mancuso, chairman and CEO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Timothy Hutton's directing debut, "Digging to China," starring Kevin Bacon and Mary Stuart Masterson, and Bob Swaim's "The Climb," with John Hurt and David Strathairn, are among the titles chosen for…
British Sky Broadcasting stock plunged £770 million ($1.3 billion) in value Wednesday on news that Rupert Murdoch's giant satcaster is out of the race to launch digital terrestrial TV in the U.K.
Despite upheaval in its exec ranks and rivers of red ink, Aussie cabler Optus Vision is pressing ahead with plans for the July 1 bow of documentary service Odyssey, evidenced by Wednesday's unveiling…
For the first time, KTTV won the primetime race in adults, men and women in all three key demographic categories while also pacing early fringe and prime access in the Nielsen demo ratings for May…
Herve Bourges, president of the French Conseil Superieur de L'Audiovisuel (CSA) --- the Gallic equivalent of the FCC --- has warned France's television and film communities that maintaining the…
Taffner Ramsay Prods., an Australian subsid of New York-based DLT Entertainment, has been absorbed into a joint venture company with leading Oz producer-distrib Beyond Intl.
"The Oprah Winfrey Show" again proved the place to sell records as an appearance by Bob Carlisle helped his "Butterfly Kisses (Shades of Grace)" disc to sell 234,000 copies for the week ended June…
Asian Cable Communications (Accion) has become the exclusive distributor of the ESPN and Star Sports channels to cable affiliates in the Philippines.
Nelvana, best known for producing animated TV series, is stepping up feature film production with a goal of making one movie a year, says chairman Michael Hirsh.