The imminent merger of Granada and Carlton has claimed another high-profile casualty. Steve Hewlett, director of programs at Carlton, is to leave the company, probably at the end of February.
"American Splendor," a stylistically inventive portrait of the life of sad sack comics writer Harvey Pekar, walked off with best picture of the year honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. in…
Pacific Theaters film VP Ted Mundorff, whose 26 years at the L.A.-based circuit included a big role in the creation of the hugely successful Pacific Grove in 2001, is about to jump to arthouse exhib…
Bravo and Miramax are making it two for two. NBC-owned cabler announced it was teaming with Miramax on a second project -- the third season of "Project Greenlight" -- Wednesday during the second day…
Music performing rights org ASCAP has promoted Lynne Lummel to senior VP with responsibility for television, radio, ad and promo (among other departments) and Seth Saltzman to senior VP of member…
Touchstone TV business affairs exec Jerry Longarzo has been upped to senior VP of the division.
Veteran television producer Michael Weisman has been tapped exec producer of "The Jane Pauley Show."
One of Spain's best-known distribution and marketing execs, Rafael Alvero, has been tapped general manager of exhib trade body the Federation of Spanish Film Entities & Impresarios (Feece).
Bravo, Ben Silverman and the exec producers of "Big Brother" are betting on "Blow Out," a new reality skein that's a cross between "The Restaurant" and "Shampoo."