Longtime Toronto Intl. Film Festival communications director Michele Maheux has been named managing director of the Canadian fest, it was announced Monday by festival director Piers Handling. Maheux…
Comedy Central, which scored some of its highest ratings with edited versions of Friars Club roasts of Drew Carey in 1998 and Jerry Stiller in 1999, has lined up Rob Reiner to be the subject of this…
Internationally renowned legit director Giorgio Strehler, whose innovative reinterpretations of classics by Brecht, Goldoni, Pirandello, Shakespeare and Chekov made him by far the most influential…
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution has intensified its sales pitches to cable networks for the much-praised Fox drama "Party of Five." Interested cablers include Lifetime, Family Channel, USA, TNT and…
The Berlin Wall may have collapsed more than seven years ago, but the East-West divide is still measurable in the TV tastes and habits of the German public.
Alliance Atlantis Communications has acquired Canadian rights to the World War II drama "Varian's War" and is considering the made for TV movie for theatrical release.
Satcaster DirecTV will begin construction next month on a state-of-the-art broadcast center in Los Angeles. The new facility, to be housed on an 11-acre site near the west end of the Marina Freeway…
The Desert Inn Resort on the Las Vegas Strip will close its doors for renovations on Sept. 30, displacing 1,500 Desert Inn employees. In May, when Stephen Wynn made public his intent to purchase the…
The season premiere of Fox Broadcasting Co.'s new sitcom "Ask Harriet" ranked third in its one-time Sunday 8:30 p.m. timeslot in homes and young adults, according to preliminary national ratings.
"Tomorrow Never Dies" delivered a big post-holiday gift to distrib UIP, grossing $114.2 million in less than a month of release.