Comcast, the largest cable operator in the U.S., has promoted two of its PR execs. Marlene Dooner becomes senior VP of investor relations and D'Arcy Rudnay moves up to senior VP of corporate…
Sony Pictures Television Intl. has struck a new multiyear licensing deal with Scandinavian broadcaster Viasat Broadcasting.
Shanghai-based CTS Media has secured $8 million in Series B funding, led by a $5 million investment by Steamboat Ventures, the venture capital arm of the Walt Disney Co.
Broadcaster Five has ended its lengthy search for a new director of programs, naming BBC exec Jay Hunt to the position.
The fall schedule for Canuck pubcaster the CBC includes more series than in recent years, but local bizzers are complaining that there aren't many homegrown dramas.
Alicia Remirez, deputy managing director of Sat 1, is ankling her post after 13 years at the commercial web.
Indie distrib Arthouse Films and Melbourne-based Madman Entertainment have signed an exclusive output and distribution deal under which Madman will distribute Arthouse titles in Australia, New…
"As It Is in Heaven," a gentle Swedish drama about a successful conductor forced into premature retirement in the town where he endured a difficult upbringing, has notched A$1 million ($820,000) at…
The CineVegas Film Festival has set its honorees as it celebrates its ninth year. After a screening of "Ocean's Thirteen" at the opening-night ceremonies, producer Jerry Weintraub will receive the…
Stage actor Alan Martin, who starred in several rock musicals, died April 22 in Crestline, Calif. He was 62.
Actress Shirl Conway, known for her role on 1960s series "The Nurses," died May 7 in Shelton, Wash. She was 90.