Showbiz was an early calling for Martin Short, the 1999 recipient of the Banff Television Festival's Sir Peter Ustinov Comedy Network Award.
Disney executives have arrived in Hong Kong in order to finalize plans for a theme park in the city.
Comic Sean M. Cullen has inked a six-figure deal with CBS Prods. to develop and star in a sitcom for fall 2000.
The plug has been pulled on Divx. A lack of support from the major studios and retailers led Circuit City Stores Inc.-owned Digital Video Express LP to cease production of the pay-per-view homevideo…
What makes a voter at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences bestow an Emmy to one variety series, which often means talkshows, over another?
The Wall Street Journal has retained Creative Artists Agency to represent the paper's feature stories for film and television projects.
There is no surer sign that David E. Kelley has seized the crown as the TV production community's undisputed king than the fact that many pilots and series are now described as being made in the…
French paybox Canal Plus has been found guilty of abusing its dominant position, according to a French appeals court.
Filmmaker Mark Illsley, whose "Happy, Texas" caused a bidding war at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is in talks to direct Paramount's "Male Pattern Baldness."
The cinematographers' local has set up a strike fund of several million dollars to prepare for what it predicts will be "difficult and contentious" negotiations between parent union IATSE and…