Nancy Lesser has been upped to VP, media relations, West Coast, for HBO. He was director, program publicity, New York. Lesser joined HBO in 1984 as a senior publicist. * * * Tresa Redburn has been…
Disney scored a major coup late last week by landing rights to distribute a remake of the 1947 film "The Bishop's Wife," a light comedy about an angel who helps a bishop build a church. Samuel…
CineAsia, the first major convention for the cinema industry in the Asia Pacific region, will be staged Jan. 24-26, 1995, in Singapore.
New contract agreements are imminent for Columbia executive vice president Sid Ganis and president of production Lisa Henson, who will likely be promoted to vice chairman and president, respectively…
The second uptick in interest rates in as many months has thrown U.S. financial markets for a loop. Cable operators who are interest-rate sensitive are particularly anxious.
Mark Damon, president of newly formed MDP, announced a pivotal deal with Gaga Communications of Japan for rights in all media to the classic “The Jungle Book” in the Japanese market. The deal was…
Chuck Lorre has signed an exclusive overall deal with Carsey-Werner Co. to create and develop new TV series.
Right on cue, "Schindler's List,""The Piano" and "Philadelphia" enjoyed an uplift at the foreign B.O. after their Oscar victories.
Willow Bay and Antonio Mora have been named co-hosts of "Good Morning America/Sunday," effective March 20.
While many in Hollywood like to take career direction from their agent or manager, Jack Hill decided instead to listen to his guru, who instructed the '60 s writer-director to chuck Hollywood for the…
A new gold rush is transforming Latin American broadcasting into a latter-day El Dorado. Programmers, cable operators and franchise holders are scrambling to stake their claims.