Satcaster British Sky Broadcasting is rebranding its three movie channels in a concerted bid to stave off declining ratings and competition from soon-to-launch digital services.
Filmmakers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, who co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg, have signed a development deal with CBS to create a one-hour series for the Eye web.
Despite a highly competitive marketplace during the past 12 months, Arista Records posted its sixth consecutive record-breaking year by logging $420 million in sales for the fiscal year ended June 30.
Paramount Pictures' Wayne Lewellen has been selected to receive the 1998 Show "E" Award at the 14th annual ShowEast convention to be held Oct. 19-22 in Atlantic City.
Wrestling has become such a huge ratings earner for basic cable that USA Network, which already runs a two-hour World Wrestling Federation extravaganza on Mondays at 9 p.m., is adding another…
Execs at the yet-to-hatch PAX Net spent a sizable chunk of their TV Critics Assn. press tour debut Saturday trying to make peace with scribes angered by the arguably homophobic wording of one of the…
"The summer has started," one French programmer said with palpable relief last week, speaking for many of his counterparts in Europe and Latin America as the World Cup ended and a wave of new…
Gotham-based indie distributor Zeitgeist Films has acquired North American rights to Susan Muska and Greta Olafsdottir's documentary "The Brandon Teena Story."
The WB sitcom "Movie Stars" has found a new home. The netlet confirmed Friday that Castle Rock TV will take over production of the Harry Hamlin starrer, which Studios USA decided not to produce even…
HBO and NBC dominated the 14th annual Television Critics Assn. Awards on Saturday, with Tom Hanks' sweeping miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon" walking away with program of the year honors.
New Line Television is dribbling into the hoop dreams biz with the Continental Basketball Assn., the NBA's official farm league.