The legalization of Colombia's massive pirate cable TV sector took another blow last week, when regulators nixed the licensing process for four regional concessions.
A majority of 400 high-definition television viewers who recently watched John Glenn's return to space at Boston's Museum of Science deemed the experience "spectacular."
"Total Recall 2070," the TV spinoff of the hit 1990 Arnold Schwarzenegger actioner, will bow on the Showtime pay cabler in March and will segue to the first-run syndie broadcast arena in January 2000.
Discovery Channel Pictures, the large-format and specialty film division of Discovery Communications, is expanding its product slate into the ride film arena.
Gabriel Byrne is close to a deal to star opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in Beacon Communications’ supernatural thriller “End of Days.” He’ll play Satan in the $100 million, five-month production…
Toei, one of Japan's top movie studios, has extended its long-term relationship with 20th Century Fox TV Intl. by acquiring TV rights for some 100 titles for the next three years. The deal covers…
Jason Alexander will go from master of his own domain to purveyor of evil.
Visual effects studio Cinesite ("Practical Magic," "Sphere," the upcoming "The 13th Warrior") has layed off 25 people.
French pay TV giant Canal Plus has reported that revenues for the first nine months of 1998 are 21% up on the same period last year.
In a further expansion of the jurisdiction of TV gavelers, "Divorce Court" is going into session next year on the 22 Fox-owned stations.
ESPN veterans Keith Olbermann and Chris Myers will reunite in January to host the nightly sports roundup show on Fox Sports Net.