Betsy Frank, for many years a top Madison Avenue network TV analyst whose predictions are given wide play in the press, has accepted an offer from MTV Networks to fill the newly created post of VP of…
Charles Kuralt, a veteran of CBS News who covered hard-news stories but was happiest spinning his tales of offbeat Americans in out-of-the-way places, died Friday at age 62.
Saban Entertainment has bumped Rodd Feingold to VP, physical production. He’ll be responsible for all financial controls over the company’s live-action TV productions. Feingold joined Saban in 1993…
TriStar and producer Harry Ufland optioned the Lauren Greenfield book “Fast Forward: Growing Up in the Shadow of Hollywood.” The title was wrong in Tuesday’s story.
Touchstone Pictures and producer Jerry Bruckheimer won a fevered bidding battle for "Falasha," a fact-based pitch about a Gotham stockbroker drafted by the Mossad to create a Club Med in the Sudan…
German media heavyweight Bertelsmann AG announced Friday that Thomas Middelhoff, in charge of corporate development and multimedia, will replace Mark Woessner as chairman beginning next year.
French film major Gaumont has promoted Pierre-Ange Le Pogam to president of worldwide marketing and distribution. At the same time, Michel Schmidt, veteran president of international sales, is…
ABC News has agreed to produce 40 hours of original profiles for A&E's flagship series "Biography" over the next two years.
CanWest Global Communications Corp. has agreed to buy New Zealand's third-largest radio network, More FM, for NZ$33 million ($22 million) in cash.
Germany's largest regional public channel, WDR, regional channel NDR, Bavaria Film and Studio Hamburg have formed a new joint venture called German United Distributors Programmvertrieb GmbH, with the…