David E. Kelley will receive the 1999 Banff Television Festival's Astral Award of Excellence.
Comcast Corp. abruptly withdrew from the bidding war for MediaOne Group late Tuesday, handing almost certain victory to AT&T just as a heated battle looked like it was about to begin.
A new European post-production pact backed by four leading players in the sector is aiming to provide a boost to the industry.
Phaedra Cinema has picked up domestic rights to "Jerome," the first exec-producing effort by "Just Shoot Me" actor David Spade. Phaedra has slated the indie pic for an early winter release beginning…
South Coast Repertory, the Southern California regional theater that commissioned and premiered this season's most lauded play, Margaret Edson's "Wit," and has lined up a quartet of world premiere…
The new Italian Cinema Promotion Agency will use next month's Hong Kong International Film & TV Market as a vehicle for reaching Asian buyers.
Spurred by the recent killings at a Colorado high school, the government is threatening to go after the movie, music and videogame industry in the same way it has the tobacco giants.
News Corp. has appointed K.C. Lang as senior vice president of News Corp., China. As chief technology officer, Lang will be responsible for the company's technology-related business in China.
In a first-time joint effort, NBC Enterprises has partnered with indie distrib Trimark in a deal that will launch NBC's homevideo line into retail nationwide.
Fox Family Worldwide has tapped Saban Entertainment vet Lance H. Robbins to head a new production unit designed to supply series and telefilms for channels both inside and outside the Fox Family…
Zee TV plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange after the merger of the Mauritius-based Zee Multimedia Worldwide with sister company Zee Telefilms.