Controversy swirled Monday over the appointment of former newspaper editor Allister Sparks as editor of the TV news department of pubcaster South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC).
For the second consecutive year, NBC Sports steered viewers watching the NBA Finals on Sunday night to a post-game show airing on sister cable network CNBC. And once again, NBC affiliates weren't…
Star TV has expanded the reach of Viva Cinema, its all-Filipino movie channel, into the U.S. with cable deals in Guam and the Northern Marianas.
The network love-in is over and hard reality has set in. Save for a lone standout --- NBC's post-"Seinfeld" "Veronica's Closet" --- none of the 32 new series gracing Big Four schedules this fall is…
Stunt performers picketed in front of the Screen Actors Guild on Monday, protesting a proposed commercials contract because it fails to recognize stunt coordinators.
A potentially life-saving, infrastructure-sharing agreement between embattled satcaster Australis Media's Galaxy TV and cabler Optus Vision (OV) was quashed in a surprise ruling by the Supreme Court…
Former ICM agent Michael Goldman has been hired to head a new management division for Tollin/Robbins Prods., the company that is the partnership of Michael Tollin and Brian Robbins. The company…
Sony Pictures Classics has hired 20-year film industry vet Tom Prassis to fill the newly created position of VP of sales.
The Norwegian government has let stand a price-fixing agreement between distributors and cinema owners in that territory until December of 1998, when the current contract expires.
Peter Asher Management has shortened its banner to PAM Artist Management Inc., as the company moves in new directions, guiding developing artists and entering the Latin music marketplace. The moniker…