It's not everyday that a poem is optioned for the bigscreen, but veteran producer and director William Finnegan's Finnegan-Pinchuk Productions has just paid a sizable five-against-six figure price…
Summit Entertainment has sewn up a deal for "Closure." Spec script by tyro scribe Ellen Rapoport was preemptively taken off the market in a deal valued at low against mid-six figures.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation has created a diversity fund in memory of Syd Cassyd, the ATAS founder who died Feb. 4.
Faced with two options -- getting bigger or getting out -- Lee Enterprises said Wednesday it plans to sell its TV broadcasting assets in order to focus on publishing, online and information services.
"Behind the Music" producers are scheduled to meet with '70s superstar Cat Stevens next week to discuss a possible profile of the musician who became Yusuf Islam in 1978.
Gaumont, the world's oldest film company, has reported 1999 profits of 58 million francs ($8.9 million), down from $15.4 million the previous year. Revenues for the same period rose just under 1% to…
TNT, pushing hard to become the ad-supported cable network delivering the most prestigious original movies, miniseries and weekly series, has named its first-ever prez of original programming, Robert…
Hearst Entertainment has pinned down key NBC O&Os clearance deals in L.A. and Gotham for upcoming lifestyle series "Famous Homes and Hideaways," which now looks solid for a launch in the fall.
The town's agents may be daunted but they're not backing off. Agents continued to insist Tuesday that their landmark agreement with the Screen Actors Guild remains intact despite the union's…
Warner Bros. and Australia's Village Roadshow have extended their complex partnership with a new Australian homevideo sales banner.