As expected, Jeffrey Schlesinger will become president of Warner Bros. Intl. TV Distribution, replacing Michael Jay Solomon, who resigned last week (Daily Variety, Feb. 7) to set up his own company.
Creative Artists Agency has signed a three-year deal with Comedy Central to use the ad-supported cable network as a laboratory for CAA clients with offbeat projects that the agency would package.
Paramount Pictures upped Mark Badagliacca to senior VP of planning, the division responsible for co-financing activities, strategic planning and business development for the motion picture and TV…
Ratso Rizzo will kick off the American Film Institute's 1994 Favorite Film Series on Feb. 16 as United Artists' “Midnight Cowboy” celebrates its 25th anniversary. The screening will be held at the…
Pubcaster Australian Broadcasting Corp. has hired a new chief for its Asian satellite channel amid signs that the 1-year-old Australian Television service is struggling to meet its budgets.
Rob Kenneally has joined syndicator Rysher TPE as exec VP, creative affairs, a new position in which he'll direct a new push into network and movie production and oversee the company's active slate…
Live Entertainment has tapped industry veterans Elliot Slutzky and Jeffrey Fink as executive VP of sales and marketing and VP of sales and distribution for homevideo, respectively. The two key exec…
Michael Nathanson, who recently exited as Columbia Pictures corporate executive veepee, will assume the prexy/CEO slot at Warner Bros.-based New Regency Prods. Feb. 15, New Regency confirmed Monday.
Bernard Luskin has been named CEO of Jones Interactive Services Inc., a subsidiary of Jones Intercable, the country's seventh-largest cable operator.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
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