Geraldine Laybourne's Oxygen Media officially announced that C.J. Kettler, the former prexy of Sunbow Entertainment, has been hired as president of sales and marketing (Daily Variety, March 31).
MediaOne Group, the cabler that Comcast and AT&T both want to acquire, said Wednesday that its first-quarter net loss narrowed to $111 million, compared with $222 million in the year-earlier period.
Columbia Pictures is planting a remake of the 1969 Goldie Hawn pic "Cactus Flower," with "Party Girl's" Daisy Mayer attached to write and helm.
TV producers Steven Bochco ("NYPD Blue"), David E. Kelley ("Ally McBeal," "The Practice") and Ed Zwick ("thirtysomething") will be headlining "The Television Author: Shaping Character and…
Macrovision Corp., the leading provider of copyright protection software for the homevideo and DVD markets, reported Monday first quarter profits rose 87% to $1.9 million over $994,000 for the same…
E! Entertainment TV has reorganized its programming department, promoting senior execs Greg Brannan, Marta Tracy and John Rieber.
Blighty blew a blustery wind over the Swiss Alps Tuesday by making off with an unprecedented clutch of prizes at the Montreux Intl. TV Festival as BBC comedy troupe show "The League of Gentlemen"…
In a vote that some members called "revolutionary" the House approved a bill that would allow satcasters to offer programming packages that include local TV channels.
Virgin Entertainment Group has announced a pre-tax profit of £37.4 million ($60.2 million) for the year ending Jan. 31, up 30%.
Marty Markinson, owner of Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater, is close to inking a deal that will grant him the long-term lease on the 1,400-seat Wadsworth Theater in West L.A.
In what is turning into a courtroom drama truly worthy of Hollywood, Jeffrey Katzenberg vividly detailed from the witness stand Tuesday his encounters with Disney chairman and CEO Michael Eisner…