France's giant Chargeurs group, one of the main partners in satellite web BSkyB, is negotiating to take a 20% stake in Canal Satellite -- the Canal Plus subsidiary that manages the 10-channel…
Still seeking a new identity as prizes are awarded today, the Berlin film fest picked up somewhat toward the end with a couple of stronger competition offerings, most notably the U.S./Taiwan…
Results posted last week by French media giant Havas underline the seriousness of the economic recession in Europe. Havas, with stakes in Canal Plus, broadcaster CLT and a host of leading advertising…
CBS could announce as early as today that it has set the Ed Sullivan Theatre as the home of the David Letterman program when the comedian/host moves to the network later this year.
Steven Spielberg's "The Family Dog" may nearly be housebroken. CBS Entertainment president Jeff Sagansky said the long-anticipated animated program will pinch-hit during the spring as a series of…
EDDIE MURPHY realizes the world isn't holding its breath waiting for his new Motown album. And that's just the way he wants it.
Russell T. Lewis has been appointed president and general manager of the New York Times, publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. announced yesterday.
Paramount's "Hard Copy" is expanding to six nights of original episodes in New York on WCBS-TV starting Saturday at 7:30 p.m. as a precursor to the distrib taking the weekend edition of the tabloid…
Veteran directors Gene Reynolds and John Rich have been chosen to receive the Directors Guild of America's Robert B. Aldrich award, the guild's highest honor.
Los Angeles-based First Look Pictures and Japan's Oz Company will co-produce four films over the next two years.
Sources say an agreement may be near as talks continue between the Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers for a new film and TV contract.