Anton Pichler, 34, has been named managing director of Vienna-based DF1 Oesterreich, the Austrian division of German digital pay TV platform DF1. Pichler previously was manager of an Austrian soccer…
Good news Friday for Worldvision Enterprises' new syndie gameshow "Pictionary": The half-hour strip won't be handicapped by a post-2 a.m. timeslot in New York, the nation's largest TV market.
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) has written the FCC, urging the commission to approve the beefed-up rating system that the industry has promised to implement Oct. 1.
Marvel Comics' Hulk is stomping toward the bigscreen. Jonathan Hensleigh, who scripted "The Rock" and Touchstone's upcoming summer 1998 event film "Armageddon," will make his feature film directorial…
The Oscar-winning cinematographer of "The English Patient," John Seale, received another accolade last week at the sixth Brisbane Intl. Film Festival.
From the day Andre Harrell was tapped as president and CEO of Motown Records by Polygram prexy-CEO Alain Levy in October 1995, the hiring was widely viewed in the music industry as a head-scratcher…
Rogers Communications Inc., Canada's biggest cable television company, shaved its losses in the second quarter, but it's hardly out of the financial woods yet.
IFA Talent Agency has hired literary agent Judd Landon to head the agency’s jump into the literary arena. Landon joins IFA on Sept. 1, after five years with the William Morris Agency, where he was an…
Venezuelan-based Cisneros Group has inked a deal with Artear (owned by the Clarin Group) hoping to bring the Hughes-backed DTH TV service Galaxy LA to Argentina.
Carole E. Handler is joining the 350-attorney Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler firm as co-chair of its entertainment group, based in Los Angeles.
Claudia Ceniceros was named VP of strategic communications at ABC Television Network in New York, where she'll oversee policy issues pertaining to the network, including digital TV and content…