Already served by two international satcasters, Brazil may see another three players launch direct-to-home (DTH) satellite services -- one of them in partnership with U.S. provider EchoStar.
Universal Pictures chairman Casey Silver has reupped in a multiyear deal with the studio, U announced Tuesday. Silver will continue as chairman, overseeing all Universal Pictures divisions, including…
Industry vet Tony Outeda has been named prexy of PBS Records, the recently launched record label partnered with Warner Bros. Records.
America Online goes into business today with the E! Online entertainment Web site, in an agreement that gives E! a coveted anchor-tenancy spot on AOL's Entertainment Channel front screen.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has pulled out of the $27 million actioner "Wing Commander," but 20th Century Fox has stepped in and vacuumed up all of SPE's territories.
As the military readies for a possible war with Iraq, TV news divisions are also busy mobilizing their troops. CNN was the first to get a crew into Iraq, back on Oct. 31, 1997. Since then, Iraqi…
The province of Quebec's department of cultural development (SODEC) will institute a tax initiative for non-Canadian film and television effective within a month. The announcement will be made today…
Kentaro Seagal, Tommy Hilfiger clothing model and son of action star Steven Seagal, has embarked on an acting career, inking a five-picture, seven-figure deal with 1st Miracle Pictures, the company…
Samuel L. Jackson has been named a presenter at the 70th Academy Awards ceremony. This will be Jackson's second appearance as presenter.
Amy Rosenblum, the No. 2 producer at "Sally Jessy Raphael," has ankled her post as co-executive producer after seven years with the syndie talkshow.
Barely one month after shifting their Lion Rock Prods. from Fox to Sony, director John Woo and producer Terence Chang have picked up their first pitch, the action-adventure "Spoils of War" from…