Martin Davis, former media baron and chairman of Paramount Communications, died of a heart attack Monday evening in New York City. He was 72.
Attempting to cash in on the current teen pop craze, ABC has ordered 13 segments of a half-hour reality skein that will mix elements of "The Monkees" and "The Real World."
Hollywood-owned offshore exhib United Cinemas Intl. announced in Tokyo Tuesday a new co-venture in Japan with Nippon heavyweights Sumitomo and Kadokawa Shoten.
MEXICO Screenwriting teacher Syd Field has wrapped a weeklong workshop as part of the MPAA’s bid to build bridges with the Latin film industry. Thirty amateur scripters were chosen for the sixth…
New Line Cinema's "Body Shots" has been selected as the opening film of the Austin Film Festival, which begins Thursday.
FROM MIPCOM Rising to the occasion of Mipcom's so-called Spanish Day on Tuesday, Spain's biggest TV players -- telco Telefonica, conglom Sogecable and pubcaster Radio Television Espanola (RTVE)…
Cable services are enjoying gains from their early showings of hot new network series.
Following an exhaustive 13-month process, the lucrative contract to measure Oz metropolitan TV ratings has been awarded to dark horse AGB Australia, a relatively unknown company.
Distinguishing "Wasteland" from the fall's crowded pack of teen sudsers, ABC has launched a companion Web site that will stream unaired story segments from the series exclusively online.
Disney Regional Entertainment has decided to shut down its family play centers -- Club Disney -- effective Nov. 1.