Dapper all-around entertainer Jean-Pierre Cassel, whose five decades in show business encompassed well over 100 films and some 50 plays, died of cancer April 19 in Paris. He was 74.
A federal judge has dealt a setback to the WGA and DGA over how the guilds handle paying millions of dollars from foreign tax revenues to writers and directors.
International pubcaster Deutsche Welle has launched its own channel on YouTube, so becoming the first German broadcaster to make its content available on the Internet.
MSNBC is trying out radio personality Michael Smerconish as the network looks for a permanent replacement for Don Imus. Smerconish, drive-time host at Philadelphia's WPHT, will host the 3½-hour show…
The Lux Vide/Rai Fiction Euro 28 million ($38 million) co-production "War and Peace" and "The Tudors" are the first selections to be named for premier screenings at the inaugural RomaFictionFest…
Belarmino Garcia, the former managing director of France Telecom Espana, will replace Jose Maria Bergareche as managing director of Vocento, one of Spain's biggest media congloms.
Disney has tapped one of its former senior creatives to spearhead local production in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific for the Disney Channel.
Pay-TV platform Premiere has temporarily halted the marketing and distribution of soccer channel Arena via satellite while the federal antitrust watchdog reviews a partnership between the two…
Revolver Entertainment has acquired all U.K. rights to the anti-Blair polemic "Taking Liberties," with Moviehouse Entertainment handling international sales.
Clear Channel Communications has sold off its TV stations to Providence Equity Partners for $1.2 billion while it awaits a possible buyout that would take the entire company private. Clear Channel…