KTLA's news department announced two hires on Thursday: Jon T. Fischer as assistant news director and Ted Garcia as a general assignment reporter.
As ShoWest '98 wound to a close Thursday at Ballys Hotel & Casino, Miramax Films unspooled its first-ever confab reel tubthumping 18 pics to an antsy and somewhat weary audience of some 2,500 exhibs.
Republicans run the risk of seeing an important appropriations bill vetoed by President Clinton if they insist on attaching language to the measure that would bar the FCC from requiring broadcasters…
The Independent Feature Project/West announced Thursday a new award honoring indie producers that will be presented at the Independent Spirit Awards on March 21.
As a sign of Hollywood's growing interest in the Hispanic TV market, industry veteran Richard Melcombe has teamed with producer Dan Guerrero, previously of Paul Rodriguez Prods., to launch Senorita…
The FCC launched a review of its media ownership rules Thursday, but comments by a majority of commissioners leave little hope for broadcasters looking for relaxation of current ownership limits.
EXCLUSIVEFox Broadcasting Co. is in advanced talks with Carsey-Werner about a new sitcom set in the 1970s from "3rd Rock From the Sun" creators Bonnie and Terry Turner, sources said Thursday.
Lions Gate Releasing has promoted Tom Ortenberg to executive vice president and Amanda Sherwin to vice president of marketing.
Bud Paxson and Barry Diller, both trying to muscle in on the broadcast market, are scratching each other's backs in Atlanta.
For the first time in the history of the homevideo industry, the video arms of 13 major studios will team in a joint marketing effort to herald the release or reissue of the best 100 films of the…