Television broadcaster Chris-Craft Industries posted a nearly 50% drop in third-quarter profits of $7.8 million Wednesday, hammered mostly by higher startup losses at struggling UPN.
"Sex and the City" creator/exec producer Darren Star is returning to network television in a big way, landing put pilot commitments from both Fox and the WB. Star, who last summer inked a lucrative…
Cisneros Television Group, a leading producer of pay TV channels for Latin America, is forming a joint venture with AEI Music Network to offer music programming.
Gotham-based "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" is going Hollywood for a week -- booking Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ben Affleck and Smash Mouth as guests for the show's first road trip.
Columbia TriStar Intl. is in advanced negotiations to acquire FilmFour's "Gangster No. 1" in multiple international territories, including Japan, Australia and Latin America.
Hoping to make a comeback in the filmmaking arena, Propaganda Films has tapped Rick Hess, head of production at Phoenix Pictures, to become prexy of the commercials, musicvid and talent management…
A slew of original cast members from last year's canceled, long-running series "Homicide: Life on the Streets" will reunite for the NBC telepic "Homicide: The Movie," including two previously…
German production and distribution company Helkon Media is in advanced negotiations with L.A.-based financing institution New Market over a revolving credit line worth $100 million.
The Kirch-Mediaset alliance Eureka is holding talks with France's Canal Plus to coordinate their Pan-European film acquisitions.
The creative team behind last winter's successful Clearasil-crowd pigskin pic "Varsity Blues" is developing a one-hour drama for the WB.
Digital talk revved up the second day of ShowEast here, as distribs urged exhibitors to make the upgrade in order to compete with such forthcoming advancements as HDTV.