Hoping to combine the recent trends of talking animal pics and '70s TV show adaptations, Barry Mendel Prods. and MTV Films have picked up the feature remake rights to ABC's campy TV skein "Lancelot…
Cable company NTL has called off its planned bid for the Newcastle United soccer club in the wake of satcaster BSkyB's failed attempt to take over the Manchester United club (Daily Variety, April 12).
Broadway may not be ready for drag, but it's coming anyway, as a deal has been struck for "Dame Edna: The Royal Tour" to land in the Shubert- owned and much-coveted, 785-seat Booth Theater.
A record-low "NYPD Blue" has dropped ABC out of the Tuesday primetime Nielsens lead, but the ratings future continues to look good for Fox's "Futurama."
In spite of low ratings, "The Roseanne Show" will be back for a second season in the fall, King World Prods. confirmed Wednesday -- to the dismay of some station affils.
The annual Sydney Film Festival enters a new era, with incoming director Gayle Lake promising a revitalized, dynamic program of more than 150 features, docus and shorts from around the globe "infused…
Call it a case of premature exclamation. The producers of "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown" were understood to be as white as Snoopy's fur when they saw their Times Square billboard blaring "Best…
Despite much hype and rumor surrounding its recent pic distribution deal with Trimark Holdings, 'Netcaster Broadcast.com said it has no plans to begin producing features, but intends to pursue more…
Fine Line Features has snapped up all North American rights to "Simpatico," a feature adaptation of the Sam Shepard play directed by Matthew Warchus.
After months of negotiations, producer Nicolas Clermont has settled terms for his exit from Behaviour Communications. Behaviour announced in January that it was parting company with Clermont and his…
In response to the school shootings in Littleton, Colo., and the was in Kosovo, Nickelodeon will present separate news specials produced and hosted by journalist Linda Ellerbee.