Without the drama of a breaking sex scandal or an ongoing impeachment trial, President Clinton's State of the Union Address on Thursday plunged to lowest-ever Nielsens, down 12 million viewers from…
President Clinton's proposal that the film, television, music and video industries implement a single content code to help parents screen sex and violence in popular culture is dead on arrival…
In the wake of the near-arrest of Iranian-born Slamdance filmmaker Farhad Yawari for allegedly handing out flyers for his pic on Park City streets (Daily Variety, Jan. 25), all seemed a bit quieter…
Following a trail blazed by the Peacock web, ABC has begun greenlighting its drama scripts as presentations rather than full-length pilots.
Village Roadshow Cinemas Intl. is launching its own U.K. circuit independent from Warner Village Cinemas, its existing joint venture with Warner Bros. Intl. Theaters.
CBS will give midseason laffer "Grapevine" a six-week Monday night run starting next month.
After making his directorial debut chronicling an incest-infested family in "The War Zone," Tim Roth will make his followup helming the ultimate dysfunctional family tale, Shakespeare's "King Lear."
The wicked witch is dead. As the Sundance fest drew near its close, "Blair Witch" filmmakers Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Myrick tried for a repeat marketing blitz - a full four months before they have…
Docu pioneer Frederick Wiseman will receive the Irene Diamond Lifetime Achievement Award as part of the Frederick Wiseman: American Filmmaker retrospective, which starts today at the Film Society of…
Internet company AtomFilms has snatched up rights to four more short films, bringing its bounty to five shorts and making it the most aggressive acquisitor of shorts at the festival so far.