Fox Broadcasting Co. and reps for its affiliate body have come to terms on a five-year, $250 million pigskin payment plan to help the web cover the cost of its new $4.5 billion NFL rights package.
The Harvey Entertainment Co. says it will film 12 live-action direct-to-video family movies over the next three years, and create three animated TV shows, one a year, during the same period.
CBS has filled key creative exec positions in its programming and production wings.
On what would have been his 100th birthday, the Writers Guild and the Writers Guild Foundation will hail one of cinema's conquering heroes, Preston Sturges, with a tribute at the Los Angeles County…
Scott Glenn has inked to lead the posse of action-thiller pic "The Last Marshal," an indie prodution from Newman/Tooley Films that will start lensing in Florida later this month.
After a tardy start, the summer B.O. season abroad is really cooking, stoked last week with bows by "Godzilla" and "Armageddon," plus "Lethal Weapon 4's" potent offshore debuts and the resilient…
Kent Kubena has been tapped director of development at Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's Pearl Street Prods., which has a first-look production pact with Miramax Films.
The ABC Television Network has signed a deal with Larry Thompson ("Lucy and Desi: Before the Laughter," "The Woman He Loved") to produce an original film about Sonny and Cher. Called "And the Beat…
The Roundabout Theater Co.'s "Cabaret" and other Broadway productions are under investigation by the New York State Attorney General's Office for allegations of box office abuses and ticket scams…
French pay television group Canal Plus has reported half-year subscriptions of more than 10.3 million, a 21% increase on the same period last year.
Twentieth Century Fox has paid a low six- against mid-six figure sum for Gloria Norris' spec script, "My Better Half" for producer Jon Landau.