The Grinch, Hannibal Lecter and Mel Gibson are flying solo these days. It's not because nobody wants to hang out with them; their isolation is due to suspicious profit participants and declining…
Jim Rosenthal has been upped to prexy of New Line Television, replacing recently departed topper Bob Friedman. Longtime New Line Television topper Friedman shifted to sister company AOL TV last week.
Rupert Gavin, BBC Worldwide's chief exec, would like it known that he is not at war with his boss, BBC director general Greg Dyke.
Aardman, the animation house behind "Chicken Run," has promoted Michael Rose to the new post of executive producer of feature films.
Matthew Marcus has been upped to VP of marketing and corporate communications for Stone Stanley Entertainment, the production company behind such shows as ABC's "The Mole," the WB's "Popstars" and…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences made history by awarding the first Oscar ever to the makers of a computer software program at its recent Scientific & Technical Achievement Awards gala.
Cable auds tipped over 3 million households at the end of 2000, repping a 7.3% increase in subscribers from last year, according to the latest figures published by cable and multimedia association…
Media-Most topper Vladimir Gusinsky will hang on to NTV, Russia's only independent TV station, but perhaps just for a few weeks longer.
Pubcaster France Television is taking on private rival TF1 in a battle for French soccer show "Telefoot." Bids were made Monday night for the contract to the long-running weekly program that reviews…
It remains to be seen whether Australians will embrace video-on-demand as fast as they have adopted other new technologies -- but those behind the pioneer service, as well as some U.S. majors…
Maury Povich is hanging up a new shingle, Stun Creative, under his MOPO production umbrella. Headed by Povich proteges Mark Feldstein and Brad Roth, company will create content in all formats, from…