The Sci-Fi Channel has commissioned another 18 original hour-long episodes of "Sliders," which has found a cable audience after the Fox network canceled it in May 1997 for low ratings.
USA Networks confirmed Thursday that it has agreed to buy control of Internet city entertainment guide producer CitySearch Inc., which USA will merge with its Ticketmaster Online unit.
TSG Pictures, the distribution arm of Larry Meistrich's Gotham indie production company the Shooting Gallery, has acquired worldwide rights to "Free Tibet," a feature-length documentary about the…
Journalist Barbara Walters, performer Diahann Carroll and USA Network founder Kay Koplovitz will be given Lucy Awards at a Women in Film luncheon on Sept. 12.
Studios USA has inked a two-year comedy development deal with writer/producers Roberto Benabib and Karl Fink worth $1.5 million to $2 million.
Net earnings were down big-time in the first quarter for Alliance Communications Corp., but execs at the Canuck entertainment company are not unduly worried by the profit dip because Alliance's core…
In yet another sign that publishing has gone Hollywood, CAA has signed on to represent the magazine Reader's Digest, which is attempting to branch into TV development.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has named Herb Jellinek chief operating officer. He will take over many duties formerly handled by exec director James Loper while a committee searches for a…
Overseas Filmgroup's sale of North and Latin American rights for "Waking Ned Divine" to Fox Searchlight Pictures for a whopping $5 million has dramatically buoyed the indie's financial results for…
Paxson Communications Corp. announced Thursday that it has inked a deal to turn Indianapolis' WIIB TV-63 into an affiliate to air its new PAX TV family network.