Pierre Lescure, second in command at Canal Plus, is likely to accept the post of chairman when he is proposed as a replacement for Andre Rousselet at a board meeting today, the firm's spokeswoman…
NBC and ABC will air their primetime baseball games next summer on Friday and Saturday, respectively, each shoring up a traditionally weak night of programming.
Feature cutters Gene Ruggiero and Dede Allen are this year's recipients of the American Cinema Editors' Career Achievement awards, the ACE said Tuesday.
Gallic production house MK2 has created a new investment company to boost film production funding. MK2 topper Marin Karmitz, the producer of Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Three Colors" trilogy, now has…
With just three nights of the Winter Olympics counted, it's virtually a foregone conclusion that CBS has grabbed the gold for this February's sweeps.
Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) has sent a letter to FCC chairman Reed Hundt urging further cuts in cable TV rates and asking that the agency ensure "reasonable" pricing for basic cable service.
In a ruling last week, Sweden's Censorship Board labeled "Schindler's List" prohibited viewing for any Swede under 15 years old. United Intl.
Fox Broadcasting Co. exec VP of marketing Tracy Dolgin will shift into an analogous, newly created position devoted to Fox Sports in the wake of the weblet's NFL acquisition.
Oskar Eustis, the associate artistic director at the Mark Taper Forum, will become the new artistic director at Trinity Repertory Company in Rhode Island.
Media baron Rupert Murdoch said Tuesday the British Broadcasting Corp. could lose a key channel on his Star TV satellite network unless it addressed bias charges leveled by India and China.
Anthony Hopkins, a best actor nominee for "The Remains of the Day," has joined the cast of the 66th Academy Awards show, set for March 21 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.