DirecTV Japan will begin full-scale service in Japan with 63 channels on Dec. 1, becoming the second direct satellite platform operating in the Japanese marketplace.
The final original regular installment of MTV's "Beavis & Butt-head," entitled "Beavis and Butt-head Are Dead," will debut on the cabler on Nov. 28 (the day after Thanksgiving) at 10 p.m., repeating…
Sam Chisholm, the fiery chief exec of British Sky Broadcasting, is stepping down today at the satcaster's annual meeting, well before his previously stated exit at the end of the year.
Zeroing in on DreamWorks' potential youngster audience, the company has teamed with Curiocity's FreeZone, an online site for kids, to set up interactive sites tied to three upcoming children's movies.
"The Map of Love," a film about Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his fiery relationship with his wife, Caitlin, will be financed and distributed by Summit Entertainment in association with Newmarket…
In the 1970s, Lina Wertmuller enjoyed virtually unrivaled success in America. Eight of her films were released during the decade, including the foreign-language smash "Swept Away."
Monarchy/Regency Enterprises founder Arnon Milchan --- whose interests lie primarily in film, television and music --- has doubled his equity in the German sports accessories brand Puma AG.
The DGA's African-American Steering Committee has announced an evening celebrating the achievements of female African-American directors, the Directors Guild of America has announced.
DirecTV is going where no domestic satcaster has gone before --- the frontier of exclusive original programming.
Looking to establish a U.S. presence in television programming, U.K.-based Gullane Pictures has opened offices in L.A. and Gotham with the intention of widening its Britt Allcroft Co. base via a…