Two more powerful Thursday specials have given Fox a key boost in its David-vs.-Goliath attempt to topple NBC in the battle for November sweeps supremacy with adults 18-49.
John Malone's pay TV network Starz will add two new multiplex channels in May 1999: Starz Cinema and Starz Family.
Producer Robert Lantos has finalized a five-year film deal with Canadian powerhouse Alliance Atlantis that provides him with more than $10 million in overhead and development monies and a $100…
"Your Big Break," a syndie series described as karaoke meets "Star Search," is coming next year from Buena Vista TV.
Gus Van Sant has reportedly shot Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" shot-by-shot and now the marketing campaign is taking a cue from the late master.
Best Buy Inc. announced Thursday that it will begin selling DVDs through its online store, though it will offer far fewer titles than online retailing leaders Amazon.com or Reel.com.
Veteran talent manager Eli Selden has left Industry Entertainment to become the latest addition to Michael Ovitz's budding, but still officially unannounced, management and production company.
Czech independent film distribution will get a boost when Sunfilm enters the market early next year. The Czech company already has a slate of 18 films lined up for 1999, with more titles expected to…
The race for Broadway's Helen Hayes Theater is over: the winner, "Band in Berlin," a new musical about the Comedian Harmonists, a group of five vocalists and a pianist in 1920s Weimar Germany who…
Veteran business affairs exec Wilton Haff has been upped to the new position of senior veep of business affairs for Warner Bros. Television.
Esther Rolle, who played feisty maid Florida Evans in the hit 1970s sitcom “Maude” and its spinoff series “Good Times,” died Tuesday at Brotman Memorial Hospital in Culver City. Rolle was suffering…