Twentieth Century Fox TV has inked a deal with comedian Paula Poundstone to star in a sitcom pilot for Fox Broadcasting Co. in fall 1998.
The Hong Kong government said Tuesday two new Hollywood movies about Tibet that have upset Beijing are lawful and can be shown in the former British colony.
Guy Pearce --- the Aussie actor currently co-starring with Kevin Spacey and country-mate Russell Crowe in "L.A. Confidential" --- is in advanced talks to co-star with Robert Carlyle ("The Full…
tate broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) has won CNN's first Dennis Anthony Memorial Award for its extensive coverage of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.
The bell will ring today in the first round of a battle royale among broadcasters, bureaucrats and public-interest advocates over what, if any, new obligations TV stations should be saddled with in…
Sydney-based Dream Creations Intl. and principals Daizy Gedeon and Leo Mir plan to produce the four-hour miniseries "Lebanon: A Search for Identity," based on their film short "Lebanon ... Imprisoned…
France's tough TV laws will come under increasing pressure in the coming weeks. The French TV regulatory body the CSA is about to allow Ted Turner's Cartoon Network to be carried on cable here, after…
CBS is turning its Bill Cosby-hosted "Kids Say the Darndest Things" specials into a midseason series, which could air as part of the Eye web's Friday family lineup.
Catching a movie probably won't be high on the agenda when Chinese President Jiang Zemin arrives Sunday in Washington to meet with President Clinton.
Carmike Cinemas Inc.'s third-quarter earnings fell 14% to $8.2 million after the weaker-than-expected box office performance of the quarter's film releases, Carmike said Tuesday.
Actor-comedian Sinbad got the official nod Tuesday as the new host of Columbia TriStar TV Distribution's syndie latenight talker "Vibe" (Daily Variety, Oct. 21).