The "X Files" ended its three-year run as the only U.S. TV series to be shown by a commercial network in Japan on Wednesday night when TV Asahi broadcast another U.S. network series as a replacement…
Cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. increased its stake in United Video Satellite Group from 40% to 73% after buying out former UVSG chairman Lawrence Flinn, TCI said Monday.
TriStar Pictures prexy Chris Lee has bought a pitch from Red Wagon Prods.' principal Doug Wick on the legendary general-statesman Hannibal for a mid-six-figure preemptive payout.
As CBS, ABC/ESPN and Fox celebrated their new eight-year NFL contracts, NBC Sports president Dick Ebersol predicted his rivals will each lose $150 million to $200 million annually, and that's…
The soundtrack to "Titanic" topped the album sales chart, making the Sony Classical release the first predominantly instrumental disc to top the pop charts in the SoundScan era.
Former Epic Records prexy Richard Griffiths has been tapped by BMG Entertainment Intl. as chairman of the conglom's U.K.-Ireland outpost. The nod follows a reorganization of BMG's international…
Jim Sheridan's "The Boxer" will open the 48th Berlin Intl. Film Festival on Feb. 11, festival officials announced Wednesday.
CNET Inc. has named Douglas N. Woodrum chief financial officer. He will also join CNET’s board of directors. Woodrum had been exec VP and CFO of Heritage Media Corp., the Dallas-based marketing…
The senior management team of the new Barry Diller-led USA Networks Inc., comprising most of Universal's TV assets, is taking shape with the appointment of U TV vet Steve Rosenberg as president of…
John McMahon has been tapped exec VP, European operations, for Columbia TriStar Intl. Television and will relocate to CTIT's London headquarters. He will continue to report to CTIT president Michael…