Just before 11 p.m., a local TV channel's teaser flashes: "Breaking news about one of Hollywood's leading men." Completion bonder Tekla Morgan, who has insured the Sean Penn/John Travolta starrer…
Toward the end of 1997, TV viewers around the world will be introduced to "Super Kid," an animated, pint-sized hero who battles evil with five equally combative friends.
The Playboy Entertainment Group has engineered a new strategy geared to overturn a federal law that in effect forces cable systems to pull Playboy and its sister channel Adultvision off the air from…
The rabbit-like multiplication of cable and syndication outlets around the world has provided indie TV outfits with more opportunities than ever. However, with this increase comes greater viewer…
The Senate Appropriations committee gave its blessing Tuesday to a $100 million budget in 1998 for the National Endowment for the Arts, taking the agency one step closer to fiscal security for at…
Christopher Walken has been tapped to co-star in "Illuminata," the erotic farce set in 19th century Italy and penned by Brandon Cole and John Turturro. Sources said the deal closed late Friday.
The battle for cable carriage in New York between Time Warner Cable and Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. --- one of the most acrimonious legal fights ever waged by media companies --- will end today with…
Chinese Television Network, which was taken over by a Taiwanese media conglomerate in March, has finalized its management team, naming Lin Kwok Hang general manager.
Nan Morales has been promoted to vice president, feature production management, for Paramount's Mo-tion Picture Group.
The U of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center has awarded a $200,000 grant to Unapix Entertainment and the Entertainment Group to fund the development of an educational children's TV series…
Paramount Pictures and producers Gary Levinsohn and Mark Gordon's Mutual Film Co. have chosen a re-lease date and a new title for their Christian Slater/Morgan Freeman starrer, formerly known as "The…