Adding another block to the foundation of its nascent TV division, Polygram TV has tapped Saban Entertainment veteran Mark Lieber to spearhead the company's push into the worldwide kidvid arena.
In a bid to become the territory's first commercial video-on-demand providers, four Hong Kong companies have submitted applications for the two available VOD licenses. The government plans to issue…
Leading a squadron of late summer newcomers, Buena Vista's military drama "G.I. Jane" and New Line's broad comedy "Money Talks" squared off in a bitterly contested battle for the weekend box office…
Lifetime has signed Kirsten Dunst ("Little Women," "Interview With the Vampire") to star in an original movie, "Fifteen and Pregnant: A Nice Girl's Story."
German station RTL2 announced Monday that Josef Andorfer, 40, will replace Rudolf-Markus Reischl as managing director Aug. 1. Andorfer currently is programming manage
The action was fast and furious at the overseas B.O. last weekend, triggered by "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Con Air" and "Volcano," plus a muscular foreign preem by "Hercules."
The powerful debuts of Warner Bros.' "Batman and Robin" and Sony's "My Best Friend's Wedding" lifted the summer box office out of its three-week slump.
ESPN's Keith Olbermann is joining cable network MSNBC as an anchor (Daily Variety, June 23) and also will contribute to news and sports programs on sister network NBC.
If you want to access a Hollywood actor and haven't a personal relationship with a top talent agent, try to establish one with a producer who works with the actor or a junior agent in the team: It's…
Paxson Communications Corp. agreed Monday to sell its radio station and billboard businesses to Clear Channel Communications Inc. for $678 million, giving Paxson the cash to complete a recent spate…
Walt Disney's "Hercules" conquered the exclusives roster during its first weekend at the newly renovated New Amsterdam Theatre in Gotham. With help from lofty ticket prices, Disney's 35th full-length…
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