Warner Bros. Intl. president Wayne Duband has been named "distributor of the year" by the organizers of Cine Expo Intl., the annual European exhibitors convention being staged in Brussels June 27-30.
MTV's virtual lock on television screens may be on the verge of being broken in Southeast Asia. Rupert Murdoch confirmed that his Hong Kong-based Star TV satellite service is in talks with both MTV…
Adding to studio concerns about primetime newsmagazines, NBC announced Monday that it will add a regular Thursday telecast of "Dateline NBC" to its lineup through the summer in "L.A. Law's" timeslot…
Michael Kaiser, the exec who oversaw all domestic creative advertising for 20 th Century Fox films, has exited the studio. "I have a great deal of respect for him," noted Andrea Jaffe, Fox's…
Scripter Ron Nyswaner ("Philadelphia") and helmer Dan Algrant ("Naked in New York") will introduce pix at Columbia University's eighth annual showcase of student short films. Eleven films will be…
Scott Bakula has concluded a long-term, multifaceted production agreement with Warner Bros.
In the toon tradition of "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," Interscope has purchased "Father Figure," a script by Jeff Hause and David Hines, about a man who discovers his dad's a cartoon character. The…
In one swift move, recently appointed KABC-TV general manager Alan Nesbitt Monday axed news director Roger Bell and program director Vic Heman.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti denied reports Monday that the investigation into child molestation charges against singer Michael Jackson is concluded, and that a decision not to…
New Media Expo, the latest in a rapidly growing list of conventions aimed at the high-tech worlds of multimedia and interactivity, kicks off today at Los Angeles' Convention Center. Backers claim…