The storm of controversy over Pedro Almodovar's 1980 pic "Pepi, Luci, Bom y Otras Chicas del Monton" is driving new legislation to eliminate film censorship after more than 30 years.
Artisan Entertainment has promoted Gary Rubin to executive VP of Artisan Television. He will report directly to Artisan CEO Amir Malin. Rubin will continue to be based in Artisan's Santa Monica…
Fox's upcoming John Goodman laffer finally has a name. The Carsey-Werner produced show -- which has been known alternately as "Don't Ask," "The John Goodman Project" and (at least in some circles)…
IFP/West's Screenwriting Lab has expanded its workshop to twice a year and is currently seeking submissions for the fall lab, which runs in November and December.
Leading Japanese direct-to-home satcaster Sky PerfecTV has established a joint venture company with telecom carrier NTT that will provide interactive services and manage subscriber services.
A rosier outlook for Charter Communications' digital roll-out lent considerable luster to the broader sector Thursday, as cable shares climbed substantially on a day most stocks managed only modest…
Warner Bros. and advertising powerhouse Young & Rubicam have invested several million dollars in privately held Gamut Interactive, a startup developing a handheld device that will enable advertisers…
Forget Magic Johnson, Roseanne and Martin Short: The bulk of syndie projects being developed for 2001 are based on formats -- not high-profile deals with big-name stars.
Striking union actors, reaching out to advertisers who may be willing to compromise as the Olympics and 2001 model car season approach, will offer less expensive interim agreements for commercials in…
Last week Spike Lee, John Waters and Jerry Bruckheimer helped “Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher” deliver its largest audience and its strongest 18-49 demos since the second week of May. A series…
E! Entertainment is launching a round-the-clock channel in the Philippines in a joint venture with 50-year-old Manila-based media org RMN. The Filipino company has in fact agreed to scrap its entire…