A record 2,000 participants, including some 700 buyers, have descended on Hong Kong for the fourth edition of the Mip Asia television market, running today through Saturday. They won't be back --- at…
Sandy Mandelberger of Intl. Media Resources and Wanda Bershen of Red Diaper Prods. have teamed up to form a new company designed to help foreign films find distribution in the U.S. theatrical, cable…
Local magistrates sentenced Wednesday Italy's tycoon-turned-politico Silvio Berlusconi to 16 months' imprisonment for falsifications of accounts, related to the acquisition in 1989 of film…
When Betty Jane Perske from the Bronx steps onstage to receive her Kennedy Center Honor for a lifetime of commendable work in the arts, no one will be surprised, except perhaps Lauren Bacall herself.
Universal Studios' majority-owned arthouse unit October Films is in talks to launch a book imprint that would be distributed worldwide by Penguin Books, sources said Wednesday.
In a season when Americans traditionally give blessings for the God-given food on their tables, studio honchos should also bow their heads and thank their corporate parents: From Sony's art deco Rita…
MGM Gold, the 24-hour movie network, has announced several deals at the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia conference.
The relaunch of NBC's "The Tony Danza Show" in its new 8:30 p.m. Wednesday timeslot performed nearly 10% better than it had at 8 p.m., but the show still placed fourth in both homes and demos against…
New Line Cinema will take over at next year's ShoWest as sponsor of the Wednesday luncheon, hosted for more than a decade by Warner Bros.
A little more than 20 years ago, George Stevens Jr. decided it was time for the U.S., the driving force in the world's popular culture, to figure out a way to salute it's performing art with…