Lee Tamahori is in final negotiations to helm the thriller "Basic" at Sony-based Phoenix Pictures.
In the latest incident in a bizarre year for awards shows, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences omitted one of the five Emmy nominees -- the HBO comedy spec "Chris Rock: Bigger and Badder " -…
Walt Disney's Internet Group has struck a deal to set up a Disney subscriber site on the Internet cell phone service from leading Japanese mobile telecom carrier NTT Docomo.
Fox Kids Network got an early start on the fall season last Saturday, taking its broadcast competition to the cleaners in the process.
In the first seven months of this year, Barrandov film studio has generated revenues of just over $12 million, compared to $14 million for all of 1999.
Co-founder J.D. Heilprin is ankling his post as exec veepee at RioPort, a company that provides technology for digital music companies.
Robin Williams is taking a small role in Warner Bros. Pictures' "A.I." at the request of his "Hook" director, Steven Spielberg.
ABC Entertainment has tapped Richard Claflin VP, comedy series. Claflin will join the previously assembled comedy team of veeps Glenn Adilman, Suzanne Bukinik, Stephanie Leifer and manager Vicki…
Atlas Entertainment/Gold Miller/Third Rail has announced some good news about a capital infusion from new equity partners and even happier news for journalists in the form of a name change for the…
Seattle-based RealNetworks has tapped Phil Murphy as senior veep, international. Murphy will lead RealNetworks' international division and will oversee all business outside North America.
Kerry Packer's Nine Network has bagged another primetime hour on national broadcaster Doordarshan's (DD) Metro channel, taking the 9-10 p.m. slot under a one-year contract for $14 million -- 50%…