New York judge Gerry Sheindlin, husband of reigning TV jurist Judy Sheindlin, has been tapped to replace Ed Koch on the upcoming season of the syndie courtshow "The People's Court."
Tom Shadyac is zeroing in on his first directing project since signing an overall deal with Universal, and a top candidate is "I Now Pronounce You Joe and Benny," a comedy about two heterosexual…
The Indian government plans to amend the broadcasting laws to permit direct-to-home services (DTH).
Recent British cinema will be on display at Gotham's Walter Reade Theater from April 15 to the 29 as part of "Changing the Guard: The Festival of New British Cinema."
This week's spectacular rally in Seagram Co. stock came a few weeks too late for Charles Bronfman and other members of Seagram's controlling family -- they unloaded about 4% of their stake in…
Daily Variety and the Los Angeles Daily Journal have filed a motion seeking public and press access to the damage phase of the $250 million breach of contract lawsuit brought three years ago by…
British TV programs are too dark, slow and insular to challenge U.S. programs for mass audiences outside the U.K., according to a report published by the British government.
Japanese trading company Sumitomo Corp. said this week that it has set up a venture to bring cable TV-based Internet firm @Home Corp. of California to Japan consumers.
WPXN New York, Paxson Communications' flagship TV station for its Pax TV family-oriented network, will preempt the primetime lineup of the service at least five times in April and May for games of…
Universal Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment will jump into bed together on the Julia Roberts starrer "Erin Brockovich," splitting costs and profits.
Aerosmith, Korn, Jewel, Alanis Morissette and the Dave Matthews Band are among the performers lined up to play Woodstock '99, the 30th anniversary celebration of the famed concert.