"The Sweet Hereafter" picked up eight trophies Sunday night at the Genie Awards, Canada's answer to the Oscars.
Paramount Domestic TV has firmed up the future of "Hard Copy," renewing the syndie newsmag strip through 1999 in 19 of the top 20 TV markets.
Warner Bros.' "L.A. Confidential" was a hero at home, winning four top honors from the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn., including best picture.
NBC Sports has inked a four-year extension of its U.S. Open golf pact that will keep the prestige links tournament on the Peacock web through 2003.
Lee David Zlotoff, the creator of TV's "MacGyver" and the writer-director of the indie pic "The Spitfire Grill," is set to take the helm of "Zero Hour" for 20th Century Fox.
Toshiba Corp. and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Monday they would invest 595.5 million yen ($4.56 million) to launch a digital videodisc rental service with Japan's largest video rental…
Liberty Media Group CEO Robert Bennett said Liberty's investments in Discovery Communications and Encore Media were "extraordinarily unlikely" to be among assets transferred to Barry Diller's HSN…
Fox is taking sports electric, hoping that the success of its four-year-old sports television broadcast programming will rub off on a new sports-themed line of video games.
The son of Bavarian media mogul Leo Kirch has founded Thomas Kirch Communication GmbH & Co. KG Medien Holding, Munich-based news service New Business reported over the weekend.
In one of the strongest trading weekends of the year at overseas wickets, James Bond conquered the U.K., "Anastasia" had bewitching foreign preems in two Latino territories, "Hercules" kept pulling…
The growing Universal Music Latin America has further beefed up its ranks by inking industry vet Carol Wright to the newly created post of veep of marketing.