Two shareholder votes to combine former competitors Alliance Communications and Atlantis Communications, held at the same location a few hours apart Wednesday, passed without a hitch.
New Line Cinema has upped Mary Donovan to executive vice president, publicity and promotions.
Nickelodeon has signed a deal with Metromedia Intl. Group to create a 24-hour Russian-language version of the network for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the Baltic Republics.
Roger Goodman has been upped to VP of special projects for ABC Inc.
NBC execs are moving closer to implementing long-rumored budget cuts, with insiders at the Peacock now predicting job losses of between 200 and 300 staffers companywide.
Warner Bros. TV has inked a two-year, six-figure development deal with Nikki Cox, star of the WB netlet's comedy "Unhappily Ever After."
After several delays, the Italian version of the Disney Channel will start broadcasting on Oct. 3 with the first TV broadcast in Italy of "The Lion King," VP and managing director Janet Scardino…
Columbia University student Perry Lin is the grand prize winner of IFC2000, the first national student film competition sponsored by the Independent Feature Project and the Independent Film Channel.
In a milestone for the subscription TV biz, 4-year-old satcaster DirecTV is expected to announce today that it has hit the 4 million subscriber mark.
October Films has acquired French director Eric Rohmer's "Autumn Tale," which nabbed the best original screenplay award at the Venice Film Festival and is featured in the Toronto and New York fests.
In a move that is being billed as an industry first, a contingent of top music industry producers and artists have combined to form United Producers, a label that will develop a roster by signing and…