Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan promised to help keep film production in L.A. through an easier permit process and tax incentives for production companies, especially those producing pics budgeted…
On the week of its first anniversary, Paramount Classics acquired its second film in seven days, landing domestic rights to "Company Man," the Intermedia comedy co-directed by Doug McGrath ("Emma")…
DreamWorks' "The Prince of Egypt" was named best film of the year at the 22nd annual Intl. Angel Awards held last week at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
TLC will premiere this April its eight-part miniseries "Intimate Universe: The Human Body," which it co-produced with the BBC.
Maverick Records co-founder and CEO Freddy DeMann has agreed to leave the label for $20 million, ending months of in-fighting at the firm.
ABC executives have decided to implement terms of their new contract with the National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians, even in bargaining units that have not ratified the pact.
Move over "Saturday Night Live" and "Mad TV." Disney is getting into the sketch comedy game, as Touchstone Television has drafted producers Roberts Simonds and Joel Gallen to hatch an hourlong sketch…
The fantasy-laden "What Dreams May Come" carried away the top motion-picture award from the Society of Motion Picture & Television Art Directors on Saturday.
Fans of the "Teletubbies" can rest easy, the BBC has commissioned an additional 105 episodes of the kids phenom, enough to bring the total to 365 episodes, one for every day of the year.
A staid and uneventful American Film Market received an injection of drama Monday afternoon when a Loews Hotel security guard performed a citizen's arrest on Seven Arts Pictures prexy Peter Hoffman.
ESPN has beefed up the portfolio of president George Bodenheimer following the elevation late last week of Steve Bornstein, chairman of ESPN, to the presidency of ABC Inc.