Mayor Rudolph Giuliani last week unveiled plans for a $120 million television and film production studio to be built in downtown Manhattan.
FCC Chairman William Kennard will be hosting a roundtable discussion on minority opportunities with several leading broadcasters, including CBS' Mel Karmazin, Clear Channel's Lowry Mays, Jacor's…
Bill Cosby will team with kids cable web Nickelodeon to produce an animated preschool series called "Little Bill" based on a book series authored by Cosby.
Conan O'Brien will mark five years on "Late Night" with his first primetime special.
Channel Four Intl. has tapped Bernard MacLeod as managing director, with a remit to expand the channel's program rights exploitation activity both overseas and within the U.K.
In a deal with Studios USA Pictures and Wolf Films, NBC will be spinning off its acclaimed drama "Law & Order" into a two-hour world premiere movie this fall, a move that could turn the series into a…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has completed the yearly shuffle of its board of governors, electing 13 men to the 39-member body.
North American cinema impacted the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival awards Saturday night, grabbing major prizes, including the main prize -- the Crystal Globe -- and directing honors for Canadian…
Court TV daytime producer Sheilagh McGee will be tapped to replace Erik Sorenson as vice president of programming.
Marking her departure from the family film genre, producer Jennie Lew Tugend (the "Free Willy" films) has teamed with Dan Clark to tackle the heavy drama "Buddha Rain."
Phoenix Pictures has paid a low-six against mid-six figures for "Venus," a pitch by Steven List & Astrid Neal with Jenna Elfman (TV's "Dharma and Greg") attached to star.