Fox Searchlight's "The Ice Storm" fended off a challenge from Miramax's "The House of Yes" to remain the champion of the exclusives roster.
French thesp, director and producer Dominique Farrugia and former Studio Canal Plus topper Olivier Granier have teamed up to launch Comedie!, a new cable and satellite channel.
American Sky Broadcasting CFO Paul F. Haggerty has been named executive vice president and CFO of Fox TV, replacing Larry Jacobson, who is now president of the Fox TV Network.
John Denver, the boyish, folk-rock star whose music infiltrated the farthest reaches of American pop culture in the 1970s, died when the experimental plane he was piloting crashed into the Pacific…
Uncertainty over who will helm Russia's Channel 1 (ORT) after director general Sergei Blagovolin admitted recently that he had taken another job and had therefore, de facto, left the channel, came…
American Multi Cinemas developer Krona inked an agreement Monday with the Stockholm suburb of Huddinge to build a 24-screen multiplex for AMC right next door to the headquarters of Sweden's largest…
Pacific Title, an institution in the Hollywood optical and post-production world for 75 years, has been acquired through a joint partnership of technology companies Mirage Entertainment Sciences and…
Paxson Communications, which owns TV stations reaching 60% of U.S. households, is in negotiations with CBS' Eyemark Entertainment to schedule reruns of "Touched by an Angel," which could serve as the…
The pace picked up over the weekend at the overseas box office as WB staged OK, although not fantastic, foreign preems for "L.A. Confidential," Jodie Foster's Euro tour began to pay dividends for…
Unifrance, the French umbrella group designed to promote French films internationally, will go ahead with its French film festival in Acapulco, despite the recent damage caused to the city by…
Linda Contreras, a former secretary-treasurer of the Office & Professional Employees Intl. Union, Local 174, has pleaded guilty to embezzlement.