Newly installed Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) prexy Meryl Marshall has appointed six communications executives to the ATAS executive committee for one-year terms, effective immediately.
UPN is seriously considering delaying the launch of its Thursday sci-fi movie franchise until next fall, sources said. The movie night originally was scheduled for an April 1998 debut, but newly…
The AFI Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival announced two panels to be presented during the upcoming event, which unspools Oct. 23-Nov. 1.
Former Lucasfilm exec Patrick Artiaga has joined San Francisco-based Dolby Labs as director of distributor relations.
Broadway musicians apparently got their man Monday in an 11th-hour contract agreement with the Walt Disney Co.: The orchestra pit for "The Lion King" will include 24 players, one more than Disney…
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame ceremony, which has had a difficult time in recent years finding networks willing to telecast it, has inked an agreement with Showtime to run…
Former Baker/Winokur/Ryder senior VP Steven Jensen has ankled the PR firm to form Myriad Entertainment.
It was almost inevitable that the Egyptian film industry would come up with the idea for a movie about the star-crossed affair of Diana, Princess of Wales, and the Egyptian-born Emad (Dodi) el Fayed.
Uncertainty over who will helm Russia's Channel 1 (ORT) after director general Sergei Blagovolin admitted recently that he had taken another job and had therefore, de facto, left the channel, came…
Actor William Petersen ("Fear") has signed on for one of the leads in MGM's low-budget feature "Kiss the Sky," from an Eric Lerner script about two men acting out a midlife crisis and entering into a…
CBS won a decisive victory Sunday in households, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, according to preliminary nationals. If the numbers hold up when final nationals are released today, it will be the Eye…