Tele-Communications Inc. chairman John Malone will have virtually absolute control of TCI's programming affiliate Liberty Media even after AT&T's acquisition of TCI gives full ownership of Liberty to…
In a deal that will funnel four Artisan Entertainment theatricals to USA in their first broadcast window, the network has picked up the rights to "Ringmaster," a comedy starring Springer and Michael…
The Consumer Electronics Show ended here Sunday after 90,000 conventioneers spent four days talking tech, digging digital TV and debating DVD and Divx. Adding fuel to the event's fire was the $79…
Producer-financiers Jay Firestone and Peter Hoffman have formed Chaross Films to sweep up defaulting independent pictures. The venture highlights the move to consolidate overseas business.
"Providence" has intervened on behalf of slumping NBC, premiering Friday with a divine 13.1 rating, 21 share, best for the Peacock in that 8-9 p.m. slot with non-Olympics programming since March 6…
Tony Danza has accepted an offer to star as Rocky the bartender in the Broadway revival of "The Iceman Cometh" in April.
CBS Television topper Leslie Moonves says the Eye isn't rushing to align itself with a studio or other outside partner, despite conventional industry wisdom that such a deal is crucial to the web's…
CBS on Friday confirmed that this will be the final season for the Wednesday Columbia TriStar TV sitcom "The Nanny."
The National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians met for almost 10 hours Friday with ABC in an effort to hammer out a return-to-work agreement for about 2,200 locked-out workers.
SPECIAL REPORTThe big story at Seagram was the $10.2 billion acquisition of Polygram Entertainment, giving the Universal Music Group instant global market share dominance in the music biz.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that seven films are being considered for the sound effects editing Oscar.