Kevin Burns, a longtime TV producer on the Fox lot, has formed a new production company, Prometheus Entertainment, that will be housed within Fox Television Studios.
Former Warner Bros. TV topper Tony Jonas has hung out his indie production shingle on the WB lot after inking an exclusive production and development pact with the studio.
Standing with its pockets turned inside out, the bankrupt Canadian theater concern Livent told U.S. Bankruptcy Court that it had lost an additional $2.175 million on its shows from Jan. 4 through…
"My Best Friend's Wedding" helmer P.J. Hogan is near a deal to direct playwright Douglas Carter Beane's "As Bees in Honey Drown" for Universal.
The annual boost at the cash registers for the presenters, performers and winners appearing on the Grammy Awards telecast, while impressive, wasn't strong enough to hold off a trio of R&B/rap debuts.
Mexico's media conglom Televisa reported improved operating results and higher margins for 1998, which it attributed to its restructuring and continuing efforts to cut costs.
CANADA Blackwatch Communications, a Canuck production-distrib firm, is upping its international presence with the appointment of Marcy Rubin as senior VP of international distribution. The…
Producer Steven Haft ("Dead Poet's Society") has acquired the rights to Dennis Potter's screenplay "The Singing Detective," which was originally produced as a BBC miniseries starring Michael Gambon…