Robert Greenwald has optioned Diana Son's play "Stop Kiss" for a feature film that he will direct and produce.
Advertiser-supported cable networks are zooming toward a record $5 billion upfront marketplace in 2000-01 -- a stunning 32% increase over last year's upfront.
Patricia Fili-Krushel, the president of Walt Disney's ABC TV Network, announced Tuesday that she will exit the web to join Healtheon/WebMD, an Internet health care company, as president-CEO of its…
French private television group M6 has reported 1999 profits of 4.1 billion francs ($74 million), a 25.7% increase over 1998. Revenues for the year were up 19.6% to $603 million.
Helmer Don Roos' single-cam laffer "M.Y.O.B.," originally planned as a midseason contender for NBC, will instead get a summer run.
E! Entertainment Television's flagship "Live Academy Awards Pre-Show," hosted by Joan and Melissa Rivers on Oscar night, ranks as the highest-rated show in the cable net's history, according to…
Actors took a major step Tuesday toward Hollywood's first major strike in more than a decade. The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists granted strike…
DirecTV president Eddy Hartenstein was tight-lipped Tuesday about speculation that his company may merge with News Corp., but industry players at this year's SkyForum confab seemed convinced DirecTV…
Michael Ovitz's Lynx Technology Group has signed LibertyOne Ltd. in an effort to expand its stable of clients' reach into the Australia and Asia/Pacific regions as well as help the interanational…
In its first day of trading on the Nasdaq, music portal ArtistDirect closed below its initial public offering price in a dip that surprised analysts who had predicted the company would score big on…
The rich net keeps getting richer, and this time it's not just because it has a "Millionaire."