NBC is negotiating to form a $1 billion television station partnership with Dallas investment firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, Wall Street sources say.
Barbra Streisand's Barwood Films has sealed a longform TV production pact with King World Prods. (Daily Variety, June 19).
Touchstone Pictures has optioned Steven Rogers' pitch "Flora Plum" with Jodie Foster attached to helm and produce the project along with Disney-based producer Barry Mendel, sources said Thursday.
Brick-lined patios, street lamps and Malibu-tiled fountains line a new plaza that replaced rusting old sheds on the Warner Hollywood lot.
Trimark Pictures has wrapped production on a sequel to the 1962 cult classic "Carnival of Souls."
"Cold Comfort Farm" star Kate Beckinsale is in final talks to star with Claire Danes in the Jonathan Kaplan-helmed "Brokedown Palace" for Fox 2000 and producer Adam Fields.
A famous face, a recognizable name --- if you're going to SkyBar, it's carte blanche. If you're going to buy a house it's not.
Viacom Inc. is close to a deal to sell its 50% stake in USA Network and Sci-Fi Network to Seagram Co.'s Universal Studios Inc. for $1.7 billion in cash, sources said Thursday.
Mandalay Television chairman Peter Guber has swapped a piece of his entertainment empire for a stake in a new Canadian film and television production company.
In an unprecedented show of media unity, Televisa and seven other media companies have unveiled plans for Mexico's first telethon, with proceeds to benefit handicapped children.
Specialized film distribs went on a shopping spree during the final days of the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.