Producers Merrill Karpf and Donna Ebbs have joined King World Prods. to head the company's expanding primetime longform division and develop telefilms and miniseries.
Pubcaster KCET plans to expand its afternoon children's programming lineup by an hour on Nov. 8, adding showings of "Arthur" and "Bill Nye the Science Guy" to make for a 2-1/2-hour kids' block that…
The BBC has appeased its news journalists by partially backing down on controversial plans to merge its news operations.
The last time Steven Spielberg's dinosaurs strode into France, the Gallic reaction was one of near revolt.
Known to millions around the world, Rowan Atkinson's character Mr. Bean was presented to New York's film community on Oct. 20.
The annual Film Forum of Beaune --- organized by French writers, directors and producers association ARP --- ended here Sunday after three days of relatively subdued debates and amicable discussions.
"The Full Monty," the Brit pic about a gang of unlikely male exotic dancers, outstripped "Four Weddings and a Funeral" over the weekend, becoming the most popular British film ever in the U.K.…
Planet Hollywood with Chinese food? That's the idea behind Star East, a new worldwide chain of celebrity-themed restaurant backed by a slew of Asian performers, including Jackie Chan.
Universal has purchased pic rights to singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett's 1992 novel "Where Is Joe Merchant?" for producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.
Ben Stiller is in talks to co-star with Cameron Diaz in Peter and Bobby Farrelly's comedy "Something About Mary" for 20th Century Fox.
Despite near hourly updates Thursday indicating that an official announcement was imminent, the situation involving former Nick at Nite/TV Land exec Rich Cronin and his future post with the Fox Kids…