A divided broadcasting industry sent the Federal Communications Commission a mixed message Tuesday, with the networks asking for a relaxed ownership cap but other station owners urging the agency to…
After a scolding from IATSE president Thomas C. Short, delegates to the union's 63rd convention Tuesday voted to do "the right thing" and open their doors to new members.
The failure of Internet TV to catch on in Japan is causing major Japanese electronics firms to stop production of what was once considered one of the hot new products of the information age, a major…
TCI Music, whose musicvideo channel the Box has increased its number of cable homes to 20 million from 6 million in just two years, this year will relaunch the Web sites of the Box and digital audio…
Writer/producer Joel Surnow, who developed the TV version of "La Femme Nikita" for USA Network, has inked an exclusive two-year overall deal with Warner Bros. TV worth close to $3 million.
Karen Finley, the Gotham-based performance artist best known for live shows where she smears herself in chocolate, will commit perhaps her most outrageous act in directing her first indie feature.
Mark Richard has sold his spec script "Ice at the Bottom of the World" to producer Ron Broadway of Palm Avenue Pictures for an undisclosed sum.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of American cinema pioneer D.W. Griffith, a plaque will be installed in the patio of the former Knickerbocker Hotel in Hollywood, where the…
Morgan Freeman will reprise his role as Dr. Alex Cross in "Along Came a Spider," the prequel to Paramount Pictures' 1997 sleeper hit "Kiss the Girls."
Dutch publisher VNU closed a chapter in Benelux commercial television when it reached an agreement late last week to sell its 44% stake in Belgian commercial channel VTM to Flemish Media Holding.
Martin Sheen has landed a role in the indie pic "Across the Line" for Brian Duncan's High Water Films and Randall Emmett Films.