Peter Bart: The Backlot
Nova TV general manager Vladimir Zelezny is about to be fired once again.
ARD Degeto, film purchasing arm of German pubcaster ARD, has bought 30 movies from Herbert Kloiber's Tele Munchen Group.
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Juan Jose Nieto has ankled as president of Admira, the entertainment subsid of giant Spanish telco Telefonica.
Russia's main independent broadcaster TV-6 looks set to close after a Moscow arbitration court upheld an appeal Jan. 11 from a senior judge who challenged an early ruling that had gone in the…
Kirch Group's pay TV platform Premiere World increased its subscriber count by only 5% in 2001, a growth pace too slow to bring the unit near the profit zone.
California Gov. Gray Davis has taken a much-applauded step toward incentives aimed at putting the brakes on runaway production, although producers will have to wait more than two years for any funds.
Kidvid company Nelvana, a division of Toronto-based Corus Entertainment, has inked a deal to bring the popular Japanese "Beyblade" toy line and small-screen sensation to North America.
Chris Tucker is back on board as emcee of the NAACP Image Awards for a second consecutive year. "Chris's charisma and quick wit are a huge asset to the Image Awards," said Kweisi Mfume, prexy and CEO…
UPN chairman Dean Valentine is ankling the network, effective immediately. Viacom, the parent company of the weblet, announced Valentine's departure this afternoon. Move had been expected since the…
If it's a compliment to be replaced by more than one person, the rampant speculation about who will succeed Kerry McCluggage should have the former Paramount Television Group chairman blushing.