In a divergence from the seemingly omnipresent teen comedies, Leelee Sobieski ("Deep Impact," "Never Been Kissed") has pacted with Fox 2000 to star in the romantic drama "Here On Earth," which will…
The U.K. and the U.S. once again lead the nominations race for the annual Banff Rockie Awards, with 22 and 18 noms, respectively.
Destination Films has picked up the spec script "If Only" from screenwriter Christina Welsh.
George C. Wolfe, the artistic director of the Public Theater, is in negotiations with HBO NYC, the pay TV giant's boutique film production shop, to turn his 1992 tuner, "Jelly's Last Jam" into a…
FROM MIP TVJust one day after canceling its long-running soap "Another World," NBC used the Mip TV trade show in Cannes to unveil its replacement, "Passions," to the international market.
Michael McKean, who played Lenny on "Laverne & Shirley," has been cast as the lead in the NBC drama pilot "Masters of Horror & Suspense" from the Jim Henson Co.
Tele-Munchen Group enjoyed record revenues of more than $220 million in 1998, the 22-year-old TV and film group has announced.
PBS' "The Electric Company" will return to national TV for the first time in 20 years when cabler TV Land runs the kids series on April 26 in primetime. The one-night stunt is designed to promote TV…
FROM MIP TVWithout new American network series to bid for at Mip, buyers in Cannes this week could turn their attention to a potpourri of hot-ticket items from an increasing variety of sources.
TV veteran Jose Antonio Rios has surprised the region's pay TV biz -- and many of his staffers -- by ankling as president of satcaster Galaxy Latin America.