MGM Worldwide Television Group has upped Mel Swope to executive VP of production. In his new post, Swope will continue to oversee production and post-production of all live-action programming…
It's never wrong to celebrate the client, and Lord knows there was plenty of that going on last week when Time Warner introduced its "NewsStand" lineup for three new CNN cable shows next month…
A half-dozen screenplays and manuscripts, from more than 1,400 entered, have won options and other prizes in the Discovery Awards, set up in 1991 by author Carlos de Abreu. De Abreu, who last year…
Young Broadcasting's KCAL emerged as the sleeper success story of the local May sweep.
"Deep Impact" lived up to its name and U.S. reputation as Mimi Leder's sci-fi disaster had stellar debuts in 15 foreign territories last week, hauling in $19 million from 2,100 screens.
In a move expected to shake up the German television industry, European competition authorities have roundly rejected the pay-TV merger proposal of teutonic media giants CLT-Ufa and the Kirch Group.
If size matters as much as Sony's omnipresent marketing campaign would have us believe, "Godzilla" came up a little short in its Memorial Day weekend debut.
The legal scuffling in the large format pic industry is continuing. Iwerks Entertainment has filed an appeal to the ruling of a U.S. District Court judge in its lawsuit against Imax Corp.
In talk TV's battle of brains vs. brawn, Oprah Winfrey pulled ahead of Jerry Springer to take the May sweep bragging rights in Nielsen's overnight metered markets.
"American Psycho" is turning American indie film types psychotic. The pic, greenlit by Lions Gate Films, was planned as a low-budget indie satire about the soulless 1980s, based on Bret Easton Ellis'…
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