Bill Hilary is ankling his post as exec veep-general manager of Comedy Central. Recently retired president-CEO Larry Divney recruited Hilary to the laffer net in 2000.
Jack Valenti may be enjoying his long goodbye tour, but the Motion Picture Assn. of America topper would really like the studios to finally make it official.
Veteran Warner Bros. TV exec Brett Paul has been upped to exec VP of the studio's business affairs department.
Burnt Orange Prods., a film initiative of the U. of Texas and William Morris Independent to produce eight to 10 low-budget indie features, unveiled its first three pics in development at an L.A…
Paramount and producer Jordan Kerner have tapped Gary Winick ("13 Going on 30") to direct the adaptation of E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web."
Under a proposal being pushed by CBS, Eye affiliates could avoid having to preempt primetime programming by airing presidential speeches and other such news events on secondary digital channels.
Isabel Rosenthal has quit as Beyond Films' acquisitions and development manager and will return to her native L.A. at the end of this month.
Continuing the distrib's association with nonfiction features, IFC Films has picked up North American rights to "Dust to Glory," documaker Dana Brown's chronicle of off-road racing's Baja 1000 event.
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