CBS is doing its best to counter-program ABC's powerhouse "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with new laffers, big movies and a flagging hospital drama.
Lakeshore Entertainment and Barcelona-based distrib Filmax have announced a multipic deal for Spain. The five-title pact comprises John Schlesinger's "The Next Best Thing," the Joan Chen-directed…
Barry Diller, eager to expand his cable-network holdings beyond the USA network and the Sci Fi Channel, has bought two little-known Canada-based networks: Trio, an arts-oriented service, and…
In a shuffling of titles at the Talk media empire, Ron Galotti, who has presided over Talk magazine with Tina Brown since its first issue appeared last August, is stepping aside as publisher.
In yet another clash of the media titans, Blockbuster is hiding copies of DreamWorks' "American Beauty" video behind store counters because the studio wouldn't cave to Blockbuster's financial term…
The Mexican film "Amores Perros " by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu won the Critics' Week Grand Prix and scooped two other awards Thursday. The Grand Prix carries prize money of $14,000, to be split…
Alexander Brown has decided to step down from the helm of ESPN Star Sports and is being replaced by one of the satcaster's senior execs, Rik Dovey.
In an effort to better manage its growing global empire, German kidvid giant EM.TV & Merchandising has established an international board based in the Netherlands. EM.TV officials say the move will…
With two days to go before the awards for the 53rd annual Cannes Film Festival are presented, the race for the top prizes seems to be going down to the wire. Through the fest's first week, no film…
Pax TV will keep the off-network series "Touched By An Angel" and "Diagnosis Murder" in primetime while adding four original series to its schedule, the family-friendly web said Wednesday at an…
Patrice Chereau ("La Reine Margot") is lining up to direct "Jonathan Wild," a 17th century London gangland drama that producer Stephen Woolley has been developing for a decade. Chereau is taking a…
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