The latest name to surface in the hunt for Lucie Salhany's successor as UPN chief is Dean Valentine, president of Walt Disney Television and Walt Disney Television Animation.
Preston Padden, president of the ABC TV Network, said Tuesday that "a strong spirit of cooperation" between the major cable operators and big city TV stations owned by the Big Four broadcast networks…
A federal court case initiated by Izzy Asper's CanWest Global Communications against Australian government orders that it sell almost one-fourth of its stake in Network Ten has gained the Canadian…
TCI Satellite Entertainment Inc., the sat-TV arm of Tele-Communications Inc., lost $55 million in the three months to June 30, almost double the loss a year earlier, despite a much improved business…
The films of director John Cassavetes will be the subject of a retrospective that Film Comment magazine and Miramax Films will present in Gotham and Los Angeles Aug. 22-28.
In a clear victory for SAG, the California Labor Commission released its recommendations Tuesday for a credential structure for studio teachers that will strengthen educational opportunities for…
Cinar Films has begun production in Montreal on a new version of "The Adventures of Paddington Bear," to be co-produced with Protecrea/Canal J, a subsidiary of French broadcaster TF1.
Production house Unitel Video Inc. has had preliminary discussions with a potential buyer of the company, Unitel said Tuesday, but no formal offer has yet been made.
BMG Entertainment Intl. has inked a long-term worldwide license agreement with Restless Records, the music arm of Arnon Milchan's Regency Enterprises. The pact further expands BMG's relationship with…
Massachusetts Acting Governor Paul Cellucci issued a veto threat against proposed legislation that would shut down Disney's film "A Civil Action," set to shoot in the state this fall.
MGM Pictures has named Yalda Tehranian, lately of Live Entertainment, to the post of vice president for production, where she'll be responsible for discovering and developing new feature projects and…