Speculation is rife that Cable & Wireless Communications and Telewest -- the two biggest of the U.K.'s three remaining cable operators -- are preparing to merge.
Shirley Powell has been named senior VP of NBC entertainment publicity, where she will oversee all communications for NBC's entertainment-related businesses.
Known for years as the king of cable, John Malone has in the past two days extended his tentacles across the entertainment industry through a flurry of deals worth $6 billion.
The Telemundo network will televise the Billboard Intl. Latin Music Awards to be held April 22 at the Fontainebleau Hilton in Miami Beach.
Daytime syndie strip "Forgive or Forget" is getting a new exec producer and a green light for a second season, beginning in September.
As plans move ahead for Warner Village Cinemas' 21-screen megaplex on the historic back lot of Rome's Cinecitta Studios, some of Italy's most renowned filmmakers are protesting the arrival of the…
UNITED KINGDOM FilmFour has picked up four more movies from Miramax Intl. for U.K. distribution, including Jane Campion’s “Holy Smoke” and the hit teen pic “She’s All That.” The deal establishes…
TNT will make 12 original movies, five primetime specials and a four-hour "David Copperfield" miniseries for cablecasting during the 1999-2000 season, at a cost of more than $130 million.
Cinesite Visual Effects has tapped senior creative director Carlos Arguello to head an expanded creative art department, and has added creative director Lubo Kristov and senior art director John Mann…
DreamWorks will reap Tess Gerritsen's "Harvest," with Mark Pellington ("Arlington Road," "Going All the Way") attached to helm.
Former United Intl. Pictures marketing maven Hy Smith has unveiled his new London-based marketing and sales consultancy and lined up his first assignments: the upcoming James Bond adventure "The…