A proposed cable network devoted to hobbies is angling to cut deals with TV stations throughout the country. Stations would use the new service as one of four or five over-the-air digital channels on…
Martin Sheen has been cast as the president of the United States and Rob Lowe as the deputy communications director in the new John Wells and Aaron Sorkin pilot "The West Wing."
The Walt Disney Co. bowed the revamped Disney.com Web site Monday, one that merges its corporate site with the subscriber-based Disney Blast Online service.
The three main summer theater festivals in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts have announced their schedules. With Gwyneth Paltrow as Rosalind in Shakespeare's "As You Like It,'' Ethan Hawke in…
Looks like "Baywatch" is Australia-bound after a bid to relocate production of the syndie series to Hawaii fell apart Friday at the 11th hour.
Miramax won't be the only distrib cashing in on Roberto Benigni fever. Gotham-based Lions Gate Films will re-release his 1994 mistaken-identity comedy "The Monster" (Il Mostro) in Los Angeles on…
After six years of trying to get his dream project about abstract painter Jackson Pollock off the canvas, Ed Harris has a greenlight and an April 19 start date to make his movie directorial debut on…
After getting off to a slow start as the new host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart has come on strong -- good news for the comedy cabler, which has invested $1.5 million-$2 million…
Fox Broadcasting Co. has tapped Tony Optican as director of current programming and Matthew Cherniss as programming executive, current programming. In their new roles, Optican and Cherniss will act…
Jack Valenti will propose opening Chinese movie theaters to more American films in a move he linked to Beijing's bid to join the World Trade Organization.
With less than a month to go before the final lineup will be announced, the Cannes Film Festival has locked in only a handful of titles for its upcoming edition, May 12-23.