As its parent company announced the largest media merger ever, workaday programming business continued Tuesday at UPN. The weblet is closing in on a deal with Film Roman to pick up the Howard…
International demand for Oz TV dramas may be soft, but it's boom time for Australia's leading animated kidvid producer, the 50% German-owned EM.TV. For the first time, the company will have three…
In an attempt to tap into the exploding market for urban entertainment, HSI/Tomorrow Films has formed Endangered Species Pictures, a film company that will finance three to five urban pics per annum.
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Never count out the big guy. With salt from his in-flight peanuts still fresh on his breath, Miramax topper Harvey Weinstein cruised into Venice on Monday and immediately supplanted all parties…
Leading Japanese satcaster Sky Perfect TV has widened its lead as it picked up about 73,000 new subscribers in August to hit a total of 1.3 million.
Warner Bros. has picked up tyro scribe Susan Hoffman's spec "Get Me to Frank by 35" for Chris O'Donnell's George Street Pictures in a low- to mid-six figures deal.
Plucked from 1,100 entries in screenwriting and prose contests at the seventh annual Maui Writers' Conference, the works of six scribes won honors Monday at the conclusion of the three-day gathering.
After a meeting with Vice President Al Gore, Hollywood union leaders and industry execs Tuesday said they were satisfied that the veep understands America's problem with runaway productions.
MSNBC has rejiggered its primetime lineup for the fall. Beginning Sept. 27, Ann Curry will take over as the permanent host of MSNBC's 8 p.m. "Special Edition," "The News With Brian Williams" will…
In a management shift that highlights the importance of marketing in the specialized film world, biz vet Nancy Utley has been tapped marketing prexy for Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Television buyers from more than 45 countries arrived Monday night for the annual French TV Screenings. The four-day confab -- organized by Television France Intl. (TVFI), the body responsible for…