Satcaster DirecTV has inked a deal with multimedia publisher Ziff-Davis to carry its fledgling computer-oriented cable channel ZDTV, which bowed last month.
John Travolta has filed a $5 million lawsuit against Silverado Films Inc. and Capital Funding Group Inc. for running two ads in USA Today in April that falsely claimed the actor was connected with a…
New Line Television has inked a deal with cabler Speedvision to develop a weekly syndie series about auto racing and other motor sports for fall 1999.
When Rupert Murdoch speaks on the topic of "Investments in the Information Society" Sunday at the Media Forum NRW confab in Cologne, industryites will be on the edge of their seats: Will he or won't…
Landing his first starring role in a major studio feature, Michael Vartan has been tapped to co-star opposite Drew Barrymore in Fox 2000's "Never Been Kissed."
In a restructuring of affiliate relations, the WB television network has upped Hal Protter to senior VP, head of affiliate relations, and named Jenny Sanders manager of affiliate relations.
Maurizio Carlotti, the managing director and general manager of Spanish netlet Tele 5, looks likely to become managing director of Silvio Berlusconi's giant TV group Mediaset.
Praisery owner Harry Clein and producer Sam Pollard will produce a screen version of Joe Calarco's Off Broadway hit "R&J."
Scribe Scott Rosenberg, whose material ranges from guns 'n' ammo in "Con Air" to soul-searching in "Beautiful Girls," has inked a deal worth $1.75 million to write and produce the road movie "A…
WNBC has claimed bragging rights in its ongoing battle for local-news dominance with WABC by announcing Thursday that it has lured away WABC's political correspondent Jay DeDapper.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$3.2M Cumulative:$61.3M Universal Pictures -13.60%
Hercules2Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$41.6M Paramount Pictures -19.10%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$180.6M Fox -12.84%