Italy's pay TV network Telepiu will be launched on the Milan stock market at the end of the year or in the first few months of 1999, Canal Plus Intl. CEO Michel Thoulouze said last week.
NBC has pulled the Dick Wolf drama "Players" off its schedule, with no return date scheduled. The USA Networks Studios' drama, starring rapper Ice-T, averaged a 5.4 rating and 10 share in homes this…
Coscient Group of Montreal is going into the Imax production business. Coscient, Quebec's leading indie producer, has partnered with Capital Communications CDPQ to form an as-yet-unnamed company that…
Producer Andrew Lazar has sold a comedy pitch by "Larry Sanders Show" scribe Adam Resnick to Paramount Pictures for $325,000 against $650,000.
Sony Pictures Classics' "The Spanish Prisoner" captured the No. 1 spot on the exclusives roster in its second weekend.
Last week proved a fiscal seesaw at the box office, with the Great White Way's musicals almost universally improving over the previous week's gross receipts, and straight plays generally declining…
Newcomer Liz Stauber has signed to co-star in Dimension Films' schoolhouse thriller "Killing Mrs. Tingle," which begins shooting in May.
European satellite operator Eutelsat and Italy's space agency Telespazio have announced that a digital transponder called the Hot Bird Channel will be offered free-of-charge to all those who want to…
MGM has closed a deal with Adam Shankman, Jennifer Gibgot and Jeff Davidson for their pitch "Smash Cut," about the origins of the musicvideo industry in the 1980s.
Fidelity Manager and Research Co. highlighted its commitment to entertainment investments when it disclosed Monday that its parent FMR Corp. now owns 10.85% of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Ltd.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Weekend:$16.4M Fox