When it comes to building a competitive marketplace, cable is a trouble spot, and that is why the Justice Dept. is going to court to block cabler-controlled Primestar from getting into the…
The German city of Weisbaden is developing plans for a festival devoted to the cinema of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, provisionally set for spring 2000.
TV Azteca announced June 29 the purchase of a 35% stake in broadcaster Canal 4 de Costa Rica for $2 million.
"Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer has left the William Morris Agency and has joined United Talent Agency, where he will be represented by a team led by Jeremy Zimmer and Nick Stevens.
MTV Networks signed the first affiliate agreements for its new package of 10 digital cable channels and for its new kids educational channel, Noggin, a joint venture with Children's Television…
Tom Rosenberg's Lakeshore Entertainment is considering a run at Polygram Filmed Entertainment in a move that could dramatically heighten Lakeshore's presence in Hollywood.
After nearly 30 years with ICM, Woody Allen is moving to the William Morris Agency, where he'll be represented by John Burnham.
Howell Mette has been named veep of engineering for CBS Operations and Engineering, where he’ll take over responsibility for CBS’ National Football League telecasts. Mette has spent the past five…
Lou Pitt, a veteran of more than 26 years in the agency business, is leaving International Creative Management to form his own management/production/consultancy company, the Pitt Group.
MSNBC is cutting through the usual development red tape by testing out ideas for new shows with live pilots.
Michael Weisbarth, who has run Alliance Communications Corp.'s U.S. TV operation for seven years, has ankled as president of Alliance Television, but will continue to work with the company as an…