In a bid to become the territory's first commercial video-on-demand providers, four Hong Kong companies have submitted applications for the two available VOD licenses. The government plans to issue…
Virgin Interactive Entertainment prexy Martin Alper, one of computer gaming and entertainment's most visible CEOs, is being named chairman of the firm, sources said Friday. As a result, he may have…
Trimark Pictures has picked up worldwide rights to the Charles Dance and Sheryl Lee starrer "The Blood Oranges" from Ark Pictures, it was confirmed Friday.
New offerings from top auteurs and two awaited films by famed screenwriters mark the first announcement of films in competition at the 45th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival.
Paxson Communications Corp. agreed Monday to sell its radio station and billboard businesses to Clear Channel Communications Inc. for $678 million, giving Paxson the cash to complete a recent spate…
Chinese Singaporeans who subscribe to pay TV have a new choice in programming: product from Hong Kong and Taiwan in the original language of Cantonese or Hokkien.
ESPN's Keith Olbermann is joining cable network MSNBC as an anchor (Daily Variety, June 23) and also will contribute to news and sports programs on sister network NBC.
Reed Manville has been tapped senior vice president, international channels, at Paramount Television Group and will oversee the studio's expanding foreign pay TV channel investments.
German station RTL2 announced Monday that Josef Andorfer, 40, will replace Rudolf-Markus Reischl as managing director Aug. 1. Andorfer currently is programming manage
The action was fast and furious at the overseas B.O. last weekend, triggered by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a muscular foreign preem by "Hercules."