Only weeks after Hungary's regulatory authority (ORTT) gave the greenlight for the birth of a commercial TV industry in this market, legal squabbling is bringing static to the Magyar remote control…
Trimark Pictures has appointed former Polygram Filmed Entertainment music coordinator Julianne Kelley as director of music.
USA Latin America plans to supply pan-regional advertisers with post-buy analysis using information from IBOPE, the premier Brazilian TV ratings agency.
Fox Sports West 2, the spinoff regional sports channel that has finally landed carriage on a majority of local cable systems after months of struggle, is hoping to lock up deals in the next several…
Hoping it won't be forced into a pair of cement Mouse ears, Touchstone Pictures has given a greenlight to helmer Jim Abrahams' "Jane Austen's Mafia," a parody of "The Godfather" that will star Lloyd…
Two architects of airborne summer hits are taxiing their next project into the hangar at MGM. The film, "Disturbing Behavior," was written by "Con Air" scribe Scott Rosenberg and will be produced by…
The Justice Dept. on Friday approved Microsoft Corp.'s $425 million acquisition of WebTV Networks, pointing to competition in the business of connecting home televisions to the Internet.
After months of talking up their new talkshows, the time has come for Keenen Ivory Wayans and Chris Spencer to just do it.
With last week's announcement that News Corp. was given official permission by Major League Baseball to peruse the Los Angeles Dodgers' financial records as the next step in the team's proposed sale…
The summer B.O. fires burned a little less brightly in some markets last week due to a shortage of new releases, while holdovers "The Lost World: Jurassic Park" and "Con Air" kept smokin'.
UPN is not letting the Sinclair stations switch to the WB TV Network without a fight. On Friday night, UPN sent a letter to the WB and Sinclair claiming the station group failed to take appropriate…