Nickelodeon's Fourth Annual Big Help-a-thon held Sunday in Santa Monica generated some 8 million phone calls from kids nationwide, pledging a total of more than 85 million volunteer hours. Whoopi…
The volume of Australian film and TV production in the 12 months ending June 30 jumped by 23% over the prior year to A$366 million ($267 million) --- but the bad news for the Aussie industry was the…
Jane Clarke, acting director of the British Film Institute, has been named chief exec of the British Academy of Film & TV Arts, replacing Harry Manley in January.
In a groundbreaking approach to indie film finance and production, Ed Pressman and Quadra Entertainment have set up a joint venture that will handle at least five mid-sized feature actioners over the…
Nelvana, Canada's largest animation producer, announced Tuesday that it has inked a deal to acquire Windlight Studios, a Minneapolis-based 3-D TV producer.
Charles Grodin has inked a deal with CNBC to continue as host of his nightly "Charles Grodin" hourlong talkshow for a fourth season.
Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked a deal with comedian Paula Poundstone to star in a sitcom pilot for Fox Broadcasting Co. in fall 1998.
tate broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) has won CNN's first Dennis Anthony Memorial Award for its extensive coverage of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.
Guy Pearce --- the Aussie actor currently co-starring with Kevin Spacey and country-mate Russell Crowe in "L.A. Confidential" --- is in advanced talks to co-star with Robert Carlyle ("The Full…
The bell will ring today in the first round of a battle royale among broadcasters, bureaucrats and public-interest advocates over what, if any, new obligations TV stations should be saddled with in…
Liev Schreiber and Nina Siemaszko have joined the cast of TriStar's "Jakob the Liar," now shooting in Poland.