Cable and satellite programmer Flextech is in talks to buy Live TV, a move that likely would mean pulling the plug on the cable channel and replacing it with Flextech's new transactional TV services.
Miramax Films has promoted Jeremy Kramer to senior VP of production. In his position, he will oversee films though all stages of development and production.
The BBC and Discovery have given themselves top marks on their first year's report card, citing exceptional results for BBC America, programming joint ventures and creation of international channels.
Eureka, the prototype European entertainment conglomerate formed by Germany's Kirch Group and Italy's Mediaset, has agreed to co-finance its first Hollywood pic, Robert Redford's $70 million "The…
FROM NAB CONFERENCENBC has pacted with the world's largest computer chipmaker Intel Corp. to begin broadcasting interactive high-definition digital television programming, as early as this fall.
A complete retrospective of the work of maverick director Arthur Penn, including classics "Bonnie and Clyde" and "Little Big Man" as well as seldom-seen films like "Mickey One" and "The Portrait,"…
Shaping up its May sweeps slate, Fox will bench "Guinness World Records: Primetime" in favor of repeats of its past shock specials.
With eight bids, "There's Something About Mary" topped nominations for the 1999 MTV Movie Awards, while "Armageddon" earned six.
Univision posted a first-quarter revenue hike of 31% to $138 million, with cash-flow climbing 60%, cementing its rep as the fastest-growing U.S. network.
Up-and-coming U.S. filmmakers failed to make the cut for this year's Intl. Critics Week selection, the first of the Cannes Film Festival sidebars to reveal its hand. In what he described as "one of…