British video-on-demand operator Yes Television has reportedly abandoned its IPO after investors fled the offering amid a selloff in technology stocks.
Telecommunications groups in Europe are scrambling for the right to set up third-generation, high-speed Internet-access mobile-phone systems, with some, like Vivendi, bowing out from markets where…
Jack Lemmon better clear some space in his trophy case. Ving Rhames has committed to play Johnnie Cochran in "American Tragedy," a CBS mini based on the O.J. Simpson trial.
Ed Masry is joining the lineup of Twentieth Television's upcoming court strip "Power of Attorney."
After the dust settled from NBC's Thursday ratings explosion, the Peacock is left asking itself one simple question: Is it enough? Led by the best ratings ever for "Frasier" and its largest aud on…
UCLA's Graduate School of Film and Television has picked five winners in this year's seventh annual Screenwriting Showcase competition: "Electrical Currency," by Christopher Bradley; "Life in…
It took a decade of development and plenty of coin, but Disney finally hatched its boffo-saurus. "Dinosaur," the Mouse House's mid-year tentpole, piled up a studio-estimated $38.6 million in its…
It appears that DEN is done. Digital Entertainment Network told its 150-person staff late Wednesday that the Santa Monica-based company has run out of funding and can no longer pay employees at the…
Hollywood is trying to go legit -- again -- as USA Films has set a production deal with Broadway and West End theater helmer David Leveaux.
Universal Pictures is developing the memoirs of Holocaust survivor Sara Tuvel Bernstein as a feature film with Agnieszka Holland ("The Third Miracle") to direct. The project, based on "The…
The $1 billion deal among German media group Bertelsmann, Spanish telco Telefonica and the newly merged search engine Terra Lycos has given the Teutonic giant an opportunity to further globalize its…