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…
Twentieth Century Fox has upped three execs in its domestic sales and distribution division. Bert Livingston, who has been serving as VP of the Southern division, has been promoted to VP, Western…
In a preemptive strike that could reap significant benefits for the studio down the line, Warner Bros. has signed an exclusive first-look agreement with HSI Prods., one of the industry's largest…
Endemol Entertainment and German market leader RTL Television have reached a new three-year volume agreement, calming investor worries that Endemol's business in Germany might be in trouble.
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…
Rita Braver has shifted duties at CBS News, assuming the new title of national correspondent.
Signaling its intent to become a major player in the broadcasting business, private investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Inc. has struck a deal to buy Lin Television station group for $1.7…
Polygram Filmed Entertainment has promoted Sally Caplan to VP, worldwide acquisitions, in addition to her existing job as director of business affairs and theatrical acquisitions for PFE and Polygram…
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…
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.