Warner Bros. Intl. Theatrical Distributors has named Nigel Sharrocks as general manager of its U.K. arm.
Chile's national TV council (CNT) has reportedly brought charges against broadcaster La Red, which is 75%-owned by Mexico's TV Azteca, for having foreigners in executive positions.
MSNBC announced Thursday that it will add "Equal Time," co-hosted by Oliver North and former federal and state prosecutor Cynthia Alksne, to its primetime lineup, beginning Feb. 1.
Robert De Niro and Edward Burns are near a deal to star in the New Line Cinema thriller "15 Minutes." Pic, written and directed by "2 Days in the Valley" helmer John Herzfeld, is skedded for a late…
The Berlin Intl. Film Fest announced Thursday that the film buff pleaser "Porgy and Bess" will close this year's fest.
U.K. cinema admissions fell by 2.7% to 135.2 million in 1998.
JP Morgan's media investment banking co-head, James Rutherfurd, has ankled the bluechip firm to join Veronis Suhler & Associates.
Echoing the synergy between television and print media that helped make Tom Brokaw's book "The Greatest Generation" a national bestseller, Jay Leno was named a contributing editor of Hearst's men's…
MTV, USA Network and cyber-sex queen Danni Ashe are planning such halftime diversions to Sunday's Super Bowl XXXIII as, respectively, "Celebrity Deathmatch Deathbowl '99," "WWF Halftime Heat" and…
Adam Sandler, who starred in the recent box office hits "The Wedding Singer" and the "Waterboy," will be honored as Comedy Star of the Year at ShoWest '99.
Barry Cox, a former director of the ITV Association, has been appointed deputy chairman of Channel 4. Robin Miller, chairman of magazine publisher EMAP, has also been appointed to the Channel 4 board.