Satirist David Steinberg has signed on as host of an installment of PBS' "National Desk," a series of hourlong specs billed as explorations of contempo pop culture and its influence on "the…
Thesps Dennis Franz, Kim Delaney and Jenna Elfman have been tapped as presenters on next month's Emmy Awards kudocast.
An estimated 30% increase in guests accompanying films officially selected for the 55th Venice Intl. Film Festival has created a substantial shortage of hotel rooms for the Sept. 3-13 event…
Lincoln Center Theater artistic director Andre Bishop has tapped "Far East," a new play by A.R. Gurney, for the Mitzi Newhouse Theater Off Broadway this winter.
BET Holdings has hired former Hallmark Entertainment executive Njeri Karago as BET's first VP of film development.
Trimark Pictures this week moved quickly to fill vacancies left by the recent departure of two key executives.
Fifty-two years after it preemed at the Venice Intl. Film Festival, Roberto Rossellini's neo-realist classic "Paisan" will return to the Lido in a restored version experts believe is the director's…
Citing increasing dissatisfaction with their union, almost 100 employees at KCAL in Los Angeles have decided they no longer wish to be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical…
Veteran Canuck TV producer Bernard Zukerman is teaming up once again with Cinar Films of Montreal to produce the miniseries "Revenge of the Land," a prairie period piece based on Maggie Siggins'…
Is Kirk Kerkorian getting out -- or getting in deeper? It's hard to tell, given the news Monday that his Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is considering a bid for Polygram Filmed Entertainment, a move that would…
Venezuela's Cisneros Group will not, it seems, operate two broadcasters in Chile after all.