The newly relaunched Variety ShowBiz Expo New York will be held Sept. 25-27 at the Jacob K. Javits Center.
Third world and exotic fare dominated the awards at the 50th Locarno Intl. Film Festival (Aug. 6-16), where pulses were raised more by the sweltering temperatures in this Swiss-Italian lakeside…
Local news veteran Terri Merryman will join KCAL as a news anchor and correspondent starting Sept. 2.
EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer exec veep. The nod to the former Enclave G.M. significantly raises the profile of the publisher's West Coast outpost.
Mira Sorvino is near a deal to star with Harvey Keitel in "Lulu on the Bridge," the directorial debut of "Smoke" scribe Paul Auster.
TV Azteca shares closed up almost 1 point Friday to $19.18 during its first day of trading on the N.Y. Stock Exchange.
The Walt Disney Co. announced it will reorganize its activities in Italy, spinning off its most popular publication, Topolino (the Italian moniker for Mickey Mouse), which will become a separate…
Music industry publicity vet Deborah Radel has ankled her post as veep of publicity and artist relations for MCA Music Publishing and has bowed her own eponymous praisery.
Atom Egoyan, the acclaimed Canuck director whose current film "The Sweet Hereafter" won the Grand Prix du Jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival, has inked a deal with Mel Gibson and Bruce Davey's…
Columbia TriStar Television Distribution has notched another Fox O&O and another top-10 market clearance for its upcoming syndie talk-variety strip with Donny and Marie Osmond.
Warner Bros. has picked up the rights to an untitled seafaring action-adventure pitch by screenwriter Alexander Cary for a low-six-figures against mid-six-figures sum.