Mirvish Prods. has announced a new C$3 million musical-theater production intended to showcase Canada's Celtic roots.
The evangelists for the Second Coming of Television, featuring 500 digital channels and eye-popping high-definition pictures before the decade is out, have forsaken reality and taken up residence in…
The Disney Channel has ordered 65 episodes of a gameshow strip from Dick Clark Prods. that's based on the Price Stern Sloan series of Mad Libs fill-in-the-blank party-game books.
Harvey Keitel is in advanced negotiations to star with Italian box office champion Leonardo Pieraccioni in the film "My West," which will be directed by Giovanni Veronesi and produced by Vittorio and…
Paramount Intl. Television has tapped Isis Moussa marketing VP and upped Julie Wineberg to administration veep.
Former dancer Darina Devens Wiesel died March 2 at Kaiser Hospital in Panorama City from complications resulting from Huntington's disease. She was 47.
CNN News Group has upped nine-year vet Ted Iliff to the newly created executive editor post at CNN/U.S.
Weblet UPN made up some lost ground against rival WB by adding primary affiliates in Kansas City, Mo., and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Viacom subsidiary Paramount Stations Group has commissioned production of "The Teen Files," a series of one-hour specials addressing topical issues facing teenagers.
In an all-or-nothing gamble by one of Canada's media giants to gain control of another, CanWest Global has launched a C$650 ($457 million) takeover bid against Vancouver-based broadcaster Western…
Basic-cable networks as a category chalked up another strong year for advertising revenues, topping out at a record $5.78 billion for 1997, a 22% gain over the previous year's total of $4.73 billion.