Venezuelan media honcho Gustavo Cisneros is poised to buy out Rupert Murdoch's 25% stake in Antena 3 TV, according to press reports Friday.
House telecommunications subcommittee chairman Ed Markey (D-Mass.) will hold a hearing Wednesday to investigate TV violence.
ABC and NBC, who split up baseball until CBS snagged exclusive rights four years ago, could reclaim the franchise if Major League Baseball owners approve a new broadcast plan that will be presented…
Suppliers may have gotten a preview of the world after fin-syn on Sunday, as ABC slotted a show starring Paula Poundstone that wasn't on its development slate and didn't have a pilot but comes from…
Britain's biggest cinema chains are resisting attempts by United Intl. Pictures to extract the highest percentage ever in the U.K. for playing "Jurassic Park."
Catherine Silver has been appointed to the newly created position of sales director, North America, of Variety Inc.
Katz/Rush Entertainment has brought together six veteran television writers to form "The Round Table Group," designed to create and produce TV projects with all of the parties participating in…
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Drew Kaza has been named president of United Intl. Pictures Pay-TV, overseeing the international pay TV operations of Paramount, Universal and MGM.
Writer John Fasano has been signed to script Cinergi's "Die Hard 3." The sequel to the highly profitable action pix will again star Bruce Willis.
As part of a move to step up its commitment to theatrical production and distribution, homevid supplier Academy Entertainment has acquired all domestic rights to comedy "Jamon Jamon" from Ibero…