Television and film production company Avnet/Kerner has hired Sue Reiner as vice president of TV series development.
Burbank's Plus 8 Video and Santa Monica's Gold Coast Communications have formed Gold Coast Plus, a facility for TV, motion picture and commercial production.
MGM Domestic TV Distribution is close to inking a deal with actor Meshach Taylor to host a Las Vegas-based daytime talk-variety show for fall 1998 or sooner. The show is the latest in a series of…
U.K. cable music channel the Box is upping the stakes in its ratings battle with MTV, undertaking a three-staged entry into satellite television.
Yoni Cohen is said to have resigned as Polygram Filmed Entertainment's vice president of television and broadcasting after less than a year in the job.
Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME) announced Tuesday it is pulling out of money-losing Berlin station Puls TV.
Groupe AB Sat, in conjunction with A&E, launched its history channel Thursday in time to commemorate the 1945 armistice. The first thematic channel in France devoted entirely to history, ''La Chaine…
Jack F. Parmeter has been named vice president of on-air promotion at CBS Entertainment, reporting to Ron Scalera, senior VP and creative director, CBS Entertainment.
Author James Halperin's second novel, "The First Immortal" --- which is due out next year --- has been optioned by Hallmark Entertainment for $125,000 and picked up by CBS as a miniseries for either…
Cable viewership is up in France, a just-released study by Mediametrie reports.