It's even scarier than anyone expected. Artisan's low-budget horror pic "The Blair Witch Project" racked up a hair-raising $28.5 million estimated gross in its first weekend in wide release.
Jerry Levin has tamed the Wild Wild West. The Time Warner chairman's appointment of Barry Meyer as chairman and CEO, and Alan Horn as president and chief operating officer of Warner Bros. on Monday…
Writer-producer Yvette Lee Bowser ("For Your Love," "Living Single") is off to a running start on development for the 2000-01 season, having bagged an hourlong pilot order from the WB network and a…
MTV will use a marathon of "Beavis and Butt-Head" episodes to welcome the Saturday broadcast premiere of the cartoon duo's feature film, "Beavis and Butt-Head Do America."
Marking its transition from local to global player, Germany's leading distrib Kinowelt Medien has taken a 20% stake in Canada's largest film and TV company, Alliance Atlantis Communications.
Launched Thursday on the American Stock Exchange, Peace Arch Entertainment raised $3.75 million in the initial public offering for its expanding television slate here.
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Ted Forstmann, the Wall Street financier whose millions have resurrected the fortunes of such companies as Gulfstream Aerospace, Dr. Pepper and General Instrument, is now setting about resurrecting…
Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's shark actioner "Deep Blue Sea" dove into the marketplace Wednesday with an OK $3 million in 2,612 tanks, landing it in second place for the day behind DreamWorks'…
Canuck network CTV has appointed Allison Vale to the newly created post of VP, programming communications.
Cisco Systems is marketing a device that will allow cable operators to discourage or even block customers from going to rival servers' Web sites, consumer groups have charged in a letter to FCC…