Television and film director Michael Lessac — whose credits include “Grace Under Fire,” “The Drew Carey Show,” “Everybody Loves Raymond” and the feature “House of Cards” –has signed to be jointly…
Nickelodeon and CTW (Children's Television Workshop) have set up a joint venture to create a new cable network called Noggin aimed at kids 2 to 11.
Miniseries magic is back at NBC thanks to Sunday's telecast of "Merlin, Part 1," which, in preliminary figures, is the highest-rated episode of a net multiple-parter in the five years since CBS'…
Elizabeth Petit has been hired as vice president of East Coast publicity and promotions at 20th Century Fox. Reporting to veepees of national publicity Debbie Miller and Carol Sewell, Petit will…
Miramax's "Sliding Doors" opened on top of the exclusives roster.
Showbiz stocks were hard hit by Monday's selloff on Wall Street, as fears of rising interest rates sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average down as much as 220 points before it recovered somewhat to…
Shaw Communications, a major shareholder of one of Canada's largest private media empires is going to court to maintain its hold on Western Intl. Communications.
A retro program dedicated to Russia's oldest film studio, St. Petersburg based Lenfilm (which marks its 80th anniversary this year), will showcase the city's annual Festival of Festivals, unspooling…
After getting a divorce from Comcast late last year, Rich Frank is now closing the C3 chapter of his career.
Clint Eastwood knows how to play to an audience. When he appeared Sunday at the Society of Operating Cameramen's 10th Lifetime Achievement Awards to honor cinematographer Jack Green -- with whom he's…
Vidatron Entertainment saw a 23% improvement in revenues for the first six fiscal months of 1998 despite a soft first quarter.