Cabler VH1 has ordered 12 episodes of the new show "Video Timeline," a half-hour weekly series that examines the careers of musical artists.
AN AURA OF TENSION customarily surrounds filmmakers when they’re in the final throes of putting together their next movie as they zero in on cast, budget and location. Not so with two directors I…
Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. and Buena Vista Intl. have appointed two key executives in their Colombia and Mexico joint ventures.
Shaw Communications may realize some of the profits from its investments in two California-based high-tech companies.
Rupert Murdoch's Italian ambitions suffered a major blow on Thursday when Italy's National Soccer Assn. rejected the mogul's unofficial $2.5 billion offer to secure pay TV rights for all first-and…
Hot off the critically acclaimed "Elizabeth," Indian director Shekhar Kapur has made a deal with Warner Bros. and Bel Air Entertainment to make "Steinbeck's Point of View" his next directing…
Wallace Langham ("The Larry Sanders Show," "Veronica's Closet") and Scott Menville ("The Wonder Years") have been tapped to star in Castle Rock's upcoming animated series for the WB, "The…
Lawyers on Friday gave final arguments in Dustin Hoffman's lawsuit against Los Angeles magazine over its unauthorized use of his image, taken from a poster for the movie "Tootsie."
UCLA's Film and Television Archive will screen two films, the Academy Award-nominated "Colors Straight Up" as well as "John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk," as part of the school's…
Paramount and MTV Films' high school football comedy "Varsity Blues" broke through a crowded field to lead the league with a projected $14.3 million for the first three days of the four-day Martin…