The prospect of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan once again falling in love proved more attractive than an animated retelling of Exodus, as Warner Bros.' "You've Got Mail" prevailed over DreamWorks' "The…
The Sundance Channel has chosen "1999" as, appropriately, its first world-premiere movie in 1999.
Eyemark Entertainment has inked a big-bucks deal with Tribune Broadcasting's WPIX New York and KTLA Los Angeles for the off-network rights to the CBS sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond" beginning in…
Macrovision Corp. has inked a one-year agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to copy protect all of the studio's future DVDs produced in the U.S. and Canada.
The NBC O&O group is expected to name a new distributor for its syndie magazine show “Access Hollywood” by the end of this week. Warner Bros. is believed to be the leading contender to take over next…
"Approaching the Millennium," the 23rd annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium, will focus upon trends that could affect Hollywood in the year 2000 and beyond. The event will be held Jan. 29-30.
In an attempt to gain access to new comedy writing talent, UPN has reached an agreement with UTA to have the agency serve as an unofficial extension of the netlet's development team.
A new form of advertising launches today with the Internet intro of the "e-mercial." It's defined by its creators as "TV-style interstitial programming with Web interactivity, rich media and one to…
One Academy Award-winning documentary and two that received nominations will be featured as part of the 17th Annual Contemporary Documentary Series, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts…
Meg Ryan's Prufrock Pictures and actress/writer Heather Thomas ("The Fall Guy") have sold UPN a pilot presentation for an animated comedy about quintuplets in junior high.
Seagram Co., now the parent of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, will this week repay a $260 million off-balance sheet film financing owed to Sumitomo Bank and ING Baring, in the latest sign PFE's…