The 13th annual Mipcom TV trade show wound down Monday with record attendance of 10,000 --- for the first time rivaling its elder sister, the international sales bazaar Mip TV, which is held in April.
The FCC took the first step toward setting a standard for the so-called V-chip that one day will allow almost every TV set sold in the U.S. to block programming based on its content rating.
MediaOne, the "broadband" arm of telco US West's new media group, announced Monday the launch of its anticipated video-streaming technology, which the company is tentatively calling MediaOne…
European top independent production company Endemol Entertainment is in late-stage negotiations in at least five Latin American territories for the sale of classic formats such as the "Soundmixshow,"…
Showtime expects to begin casting on a six-hour miniseries "The Life & Times of Joseph Bonanno" toward the end of the year, with shooting to start next March. At about $13 million, the project…
While something like an aneurysm wouldn't stop the mighty Hercules from his daily exploits, it will keep his alter-ego, thesp Kevin Sorbo, from lensing the Universal Pictures' pic "Black Dog."
In a move to help displaced workers seg into industry jobs, Gov. Pete Wilson has authorized a $1 million grant to the Verdugo Entertainment Industry Project. The grant comes from federal Job Training…
Judges for the Intl. Documentary Assn. have nominated 25 documentaries ranging from feature-length films to short subjects for the IDA's 1997 Distinguished Achievement Awards. Five awards will be…
Nickelodeon has signed a one-year deal with Burger King Corp. for three kids-meal promotions valued at an estimated $30 million in media support.
Italy's media tycoon and political right-wing opposition leader Silvio Berlusconi will stand trial Jan. 21 in Milan on charges of tax evasion and fraud, officials said Monday.
A bumped-up shoot on David Cronenberg's next film has pushed Jennifer Jason Leigh out of negotiations to make her Broadway bow opposite Quentin Tarantino in "Wait Until Dark."