German TV group ProSiebenSat.1 has signed a deal with Paramount Pictures covering free-TV rights for Paramount productions from 2002 to 2005.
The German film industry saw its highest B.O. market share in five years thanks to "Good Bye Lenin!," yet exhibs' takings have suffered from a slump in ticket sales.
Sky One and Channel 4 have signed up for magician David Blaine's latest happening: six weeks residence in a Plexiglas box suspended over the River Thames.
Universal Studios consumer products exec Timothy E. Rothwell is decamping to Marvel Enterprises, where he will become prexy of the comic company's Worldwide Consumer Products Group.
Gary Cole ("The Brady Bunch Movie") has been sworn in as the new vice president on the NBC drama "The West Wing."
Another hot feature actress is checking into the "ER," with word that Linda Cardellini ("Scooby-Doo") is joining the cast of the NBC medical drama.
Helen Hunt will topline "A Good Woman," playing a seductress who steals the husband of a younger woman played by Scarlett Johansson.
Patricia Heaton's feeling better-- but that doesn't mean all's well on the set of "Everybody Loves Raymond."
Buena Vista has dropped out as the seller of advertising time for the five-a-week "Ask Rita" syndicated firstrun half hour hosted by the comedian Rita Rudner, but the series will come back for a…
Jean Rene Fourtou's Monday "deadline" for final offers for Vivendi Universal Entertainment came and went with hardly a peep from buyers or seller, yet again raising as many questions as answers about…