One of the TV industry's biggest buyers of literary properties, Jaffe/Braunstein Films, has struck again with the purchase of the film and TV rights to Dorothy Allison's "Cavedweller."
The New Yorker, which prides itself on immaculate fact-checking, was the victim of an embarrassing typo when, in its recent piece by Connie Bruck about Seagram topper Edgar Bronfman Jr., it discussed…
Actor-director Roberto Benigni leads the field in the 42nd David di Donatello awards -- Italy's top movie nods -- landing 12 nominations for "Life Is Beautiful," his tragicomedy about the love and…
At least two of the first 24 stations scheduled to go on the air with a digital signal on Nov. 1 have told the FCC that they won't make the deadline.
In what could be the most expensive miniseries ever launched for broadcast TV, NBC Studios and Hallmark Entertainment are planning a massive 12-hour epic called "The Bible," with Richard Attenborough…
Ed Grimley, talkshow host? Actor/comedian Martin Short is said to be in talks with King World Prods. to develop a syndie talkshow, possibly for latenight. Reps for Short and King World would not…
Not much -- that's how Jerry Springer predicts his show will change under the new non-violence mandate imposed on his racy talker by his studio bosses at Barry Diller's Studios USA.
Gustavo Yankelevich has been named general manager of top Argentine broadcaster Telefe, following the departure of Pablo Galli to head up No.3 station Libertad last month.
Under more pressure than ever to increase NFL ad prices by 20%, the networks are trying a variety of new sales tactics, but media buyers believe they'll be able hold price hikes to single digits.
In a clear attempt to put the network into the event telepic and miniseries game under recently named exec VP for movies and miniseries Susan Lyne, ABC has lined up several star-studded projects…
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