Seagull Entertainment is preparing to fight involuntary bankruptcy proceedings brought against the company last week by several creditors and former production staffers on Seagull's syndie strip…
ABC again proved the top vote-getter in the 18th annual News & Documentary Emmys, snaring 29 nominations for programs broadcast during the 1996 calendar year.
Hot days and fresh shows propelled Universal TV's "Jerry Springer" to its highest national rating in more than two years, according to Nielsen Media Research's syndie ratings report for the week…
The American Cinematheque's new series --- "Two-Fisted Tales: The Explosive Cinema of Sam Fuller" --- kicks off Friday with a 40th anniversary screening of "Forty Guns."
October Films, the Gotham-based specialized film distributor that is majority-owned by Universal Studios, is expected to announce shortly that Good Machine Inc. will become its exclusive foreign…
Spike Jones Jr. has been tapped by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to produce and direct the nontelevised Creative Arts portion of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sept. 7 from the…
General Motors Corp.'s $500 million deal to sponsor five consecutive Olympics on NBC is the first of its kind, but it won't be the last.
A bitter battle is being fought between rival camps attempting to bring some formal organization to this year's pre-Mifed film screenings in London.
MGM has officially re-entered the network TV business after a three-year absence with CBS' midseason order for the drama "The Magnificent Seven," which is expected to be announced today.
Even though Ellen DeGeneres is gone from United Talent Agency, she has not been forgotten.
The globalization of the entertainment industry is bringing overseas film, TV and video distributors together with some of Hollywood's more prolific producers, including Richard Donner.