The primetime Nielsens article Wednesday used incorrect five-day averages for the November sweeps. Correct averages, updated to include the sweeps’ sixth night, are: ABC, an 11.0 rating, 18 share in…
To hear one member of the "Starship Troopers" cast tell it, "Boogie Nights" has nothing on the TriStar film in the prosthetics department --- at least off camera.
The NBC O&Os are talking with King World Prods. about partnering on a live morning show, probably fronted by WNBC's genial weatherman Al Roker and a female co-host.
Some 40 months after the 18-inch satellite-dish system was introduced by DirecTV in June 1994, the programming service has cracked the 3 million subscriber figure.
Tom Wilkinson, one of the cheeky lads in the full-frontal hit "The Full Monty," has been cast in the upcoming thriller "Rush Hour," which New Line Cinema begins shooting Nov. 30.
German weblet RTL2 has acquired a package of films and series worth 200 million marks ($115 million) from RTL, Germany's No. 1 commercial network.
Ted Turner romped into the U.K. Tuesday with both guns blazing and Jane Fonda in attendance, his first visit in years.
Aussie producer, director and writer Frank Howson has teamed with his cousin, showbiz reporter John-Michael Howson, to form Saint Kilda Prods.
If the October book is any indication, "Jerry Springer" is going to have a November sweep to remember.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will bestow upon Shirley MacLaine the 1998 Cecil B. DeMille award for her outstanding contribution to entertainment. HFPA will present the award to MacLaine at the…
Boosted by a clutch of recent successes, EU competition chief Karel Van Miert on Wednesday warned German giants Kirch, Bertelsmann and Deutsche Telecom they could face massive fines if they implement…