Julian Mounter, former director-general of Television New Zealand, has been appointed president and chief executive of Hong Kong's Hutchvision Ltd., parent company of Star TV.
General Motors filed a lawsuit against NBC in Indiana yesterday, charging the web and an independent testing firm with defamation stemming from an installment of "Dateline NBC," which questioned the…
CBS' Saturday morning kids lineup, challenged in recent weeks by the upstart Fox Children's Network, scored the highest rating of the season among children 2 -11 to finish first, according to A.C…
An ever-earlier Christmas film release continues to cannibalize late-winter film box office. January's national gross fell 6% to $ 331 million from $ 352.2 million a year ago. "Aladdin" and "A Few…
Jim Henson Prods. was granted 2.7 million marks ($ 1.65 million) for the 26 -part series "The Secret Life of Toys" by Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Europe's second-richest subsidy fund.
Corey Haim and Corey Feldman reunite in "National Lampoon's Scuba School," one of three pix ready to roll from 21st Century Film Corp.
Steve Martin, Natalie Cole and Placido Domingo will be among celebrity presenters this year in the fourth annual Governor's Awards for the Arts, to be held Feb. 26 at the Regent Beverly Wilshire…
Island World has made a $ 500,000 outright cash purchase of "The War," a new script by Kathy McWorter, whose previous spec, "The Cheese Stands Alone," sold for $ 1 million cash to Paramount nearly 2…
Century 21, an American-backed investment group, has been awarded control of the Czech Republic's first independent nationwide television channel.
The first of the new February titles arrived over the weekend. And two out of three showed signs of being serious box office contenders.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has awarded six $ 1,000 awards to college students to be presented through its annual College Television Awards, to be handed out March 14.