Rupert Murdoch's Star TV has scored a news coup. For two months the Indian police have failed to ferret out Dara Singh, a fugitive accused in the slayings of Australian missionary Graham Stuart…
Producer Robert Schwartz has optioned the darkly comic spec "47 Dead Bodies" for his Wardenclyffe Entertainment.
A bitter seven-week strike by technicians at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. ended Saturday with the union voting by an overwhelming majority to accept management's latest offer.
THE OTHER DAY, A PRODUCER friend of mine told me about an especially abrasive encounter he’d had with an agent. “Here was this kid in Calvin Klein black who made me wait for half an hour, then kept…
As CBS topper Mel Karmazin announced CBS' $2.5 billion deal to acquire King World Prods., the hard-charging prexy and CEO let loose with a display of affection toward his newest employee, King World…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has tapped Tony Optican as director of current programming and Matthew Cherniss as programming executive, current programming. In their new role as current programming execs…
Time Warner Cable is getting out of France. Time Warner has sold its Gallic cable operations to Dutch group United Pan Europe Communications (UPC) for $71 million.
In a deal that would give him complete control of the Fox/Liberty Sports regional cabler, Rupert Murdoch is poised to buy out his 50% partner, John Malone, in exchange for $1.4 billion worth of stock…
Woody Allen has fixed on the first two stars of his next comedy, scheduled to shoot in the fall
Stanley Donen and Rod Steiger will be honored for lifetime achievement in directing and acting, respectively, at the fourth Palm Beach Intl. Film Festival, which runs April 9-18.