Intending to move its high-end digital sound out of movie theaters and into home theaters, Digital Theater Systems (DTS) has granted laserdisc leader Image Entertainment exclusive rights to…
Nathan Lane, who starred in the feature pic "The Birdcage," is in serious talks with Paramount Network TV to partner with "Frasier" creators David Angell, Peter Casey and David Lee on a sitcom for…
EMI Music Publishing has tapped Steve Backer as exec veep of its West Coast operation. In the newly created post, Backer will oversee the operation of the publisher's L.A. outpost, as well as sign…
Laura Dern — whose credits include “Rambling Rose,” “Jurassic Park,” “Wild at Heart” and “Citizen Ruth” — has signed with CAA, where she will be repped by Fred Specktor, Kim Hodgert and Scott Landis…
Columbia and "Forrest Gump" producer Wendy Finerman have made a deal on "Yes We Can," a fact-based inspirational story to be scripted by Dennis Hackin about a hard-nosed football coach in Michigan…
As five new syndie strips enter the daytime arena today, buzz is building in the station community about projects in the works for 1998.
There were some risky projects being pushed on the Lido during the Venice Intl. Film Festival, but a Russian project topped them all: It intends to blast two actors into space for a 10-day location…
Fresh from the European compatibility wars, a new player in the interactive TV arena has made its bow on the U.S. scene: OpenTV Inc.
Fox Kids Worldwide Inc. completed its merger with Intl. Family Entertainment Inc., the companies said Thursday.
E.W. Scripps has sold its two San Antonio outlets, KENS-TV and KENS-AM, to A.H. Belo in exchange for Belo's 56% stake in the TV Food Network and $75 million in cash. Sources say the overall value of…