U.K. Polygram Filmed Entertainment has picked up a slew of international rights to the British black comedy “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” after previously buying the film for North America…
Paramount Pictures and producer Lorne Michaels are going back to the prodigious "Saturday Night Live" well to create "Superstar," a new feature spinoff of the longrunning NBC comedy show.
"The Magic Hour" pulled a lackluster 1.8 national Nielsen household rating average in its first week on the air, according to Nielsen's latest syndie ratings report for the week ended June 14.
The Theater Development Fund's Discount Theater Booth, more commonly known simply as T-K-T-S (each letter pronounced), is celebrating a birthday in Times Square and Gotham's press-savvy Mayor…
Fox Family Worldwide has acquired a 20% equity interest in Montreal-based Cine-Groupe, an animation facility that is a subsidiary of Lions Gate Entertainment.
Warner Bros. Online is blending digital videodisc (DVD) technology with the Internet to overcome the video and audio transmission limitations that have so far been one of the principal obstacles to…
The developer of DreamWorks' intended new home said Wednesday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have concluded that the Playa Vista project will not harm…
The Warner Sunset Records soundtrack to "City of Angels" was the week's bestselling album in the nation, with more than 169,000 copies going home with consumers, according to sales data released…
Unveiling its $43 billion acquisition of cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. Wednesday, AT&T chairman Michael Armstrong said the telco wanted to negotiate more deals with cablers -- raising the…
Microsoft Corp.'s new Windows 98 operating system upgrade, which was slated to hit store shelves at midnight Wednesday, won't revolutionize computing but will offer some improved capabilities in…
Marcia Shulman is expected to join 20th Century Fox TV as the head of talent and casting, calling into question the future of senior vice president of talent and casting Randy Stone.