An innovation at this year's Sundance Film Fest was a pair of meet-the-press panels composed of participating filmmakers in the competitive drama and documentary sections. "We want to provide people…
The British Broadcasting Corp. will cut down on the polished southern English accents that dominate its air waves in favor of greater regional diversity, a top official was quoted on Thursday as…
Leonard Kalcheim has been named VP of business affairs for King World Direct, the new direct marketing division. He was senior vice president of business and legal affairs at Qintex Entertainment. *…
Ameritech Corp., the slowest of the Baby Bell telephone companies to get on the infopike, announced plans Thursday to spend $ 4.4 billion to bring digital video to 6 million customers by the end of…
Subscribers of the soon-to-be-launched Sega Channel will be able to compete against other videogamers in a test it is piloting with Interactive Network Inc.
British Sky Broadcasting declined to comment on talk it is looking to raise T450 million to T500 million ($ 300 million-$ 333 million) in outside loans to repay some of the money it owes…
CBS has ordered two additional episodes of "Harts of the West," the Saturday drama from the Kushner-Locke Co., increasing the total order to 15 hours.
NBC, which shook up the ratings with a "Nostradamus" special three years ago opposite the Grammy Awards, has scheduled a similarly themed program for the final night of the February sweeps to counter…
As expected, former Capitol Records exec David Simone has been tapped as the new chief of Polygram Music Publishing, filling the void left by Colin Cornish, who left the company last June.
Polsat, the Polish satellite broadcaster, has defeated a galaxy of international media groups to win Poland's first national private TV license, Daily Variety has learned.
Jason Flom is senior VP of Atlantic Records. His title was incorrect in Exec Shuffle Thursday. * * * Universal Pictures chose to give screenwriting credit to Tom S. Parker and Jim Jennewein for the…