The eighth annual Independent Producers Series will kick off Oct. 7 with an evening devoted to Christine Vachon, whose credits include "Safe," "I Shot Andy Warhol," "Poison" and the forthcoming…
Thandie Newton, who stars opposite Danny Glover and Oprah Winfrey in Buena Vista's upcoming period drama "Beloved," is close to a deal for the female lead in Paramount's "Mission: Impossible" sequel.
Ratings for "The Roseanne Show" have been inconsistent after nearly two weeks on the air.
Steven Weber has been cast as the male lead opposite Laura Linney in "Love Letters," a two-hour movie for ABC that begins shooting next week in Toronto.
After pulling the plug on its MGM Gold channel earlier this year, MGM is back on the pay TV map in Asia through a four-year output deal with News Corp.'s pan-Asian satcaster Star TV.
Hollywood producer/financier Peter Hoffman has teamed with Canuck film and TV investor Jay Firestone to form a foreign sales and distribution company, Seven Arts Intl.
Troubled Latino newsnet CBS TeleNoticias has found a potential savior in Mexican media group Medcom, which is to take a 70% stake in the channel.
Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks and director Jon Turteltaub ("Phenomenon") are looking to put the English-language remake of "Shall We Dance?" on their dance cards, though their pairing would be more…
MTV will launch a free-to-air network in Russia at midnight (Moscow time) on Saturday.
CBS' telecast of the Country Music Assn. Awards has claimed primetime Nielsen honors for Wednesday, but with what is apparently lowest-ever numbers.
The stock of Golden Books Family Entertainment dipped below 30¢ a share Thursday as a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that prominent media investor Mario Gabelli had…