The consolidation of the British cable industry has taken another step forward with the announcement that NTL Inc. has agreed to acquire ComTel for £550 million ($902 million).
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, who topline HBO's "Mr. Show With Bob & David" and did a near-naked turn on last weekend's Comic Relief telethon, are now ready to show their stuff on the bigscreen.
Alex Litvak has been tapped to serve as vice president of production for Robert Newmyer and Jeffrey Silver's Outlaw Prods., where he'll round out the creative team under recently appointed production…
Although the FCC has yet to approve Sony/Liberty Media buyout of Telemundo, the U.S. Spanish-language network demonstrated plenty of Sony influence during its upfront presentation to advertisers…
For the second time in less than a year, members of the Writers Guild of America are voting this week on a new contract with producers, although few appear to be placing bets on the outcome.
Move over Godzilla, World Cup fever is stomping through Japan. The numbers are in for Japan's first ever World Cup Finals match -- a 1-0 loss to Argentina on Sunday night -- and pubcaster's NHK…
Richard Thomas, currently playing Brother Julian in the acclaimed Hartford Stage production of Edward Albee's "Tiny Alice,'' and Julie Taymor, a Tony winner for Broadway's "The Lion King'' and a…
Todd-AO and eight major post-production enterprises from the U.S., Latin America, Australia and South Africa have formed the Intl. Network of Post Production (INPP), the first worldwide trade…
Twentysomething thesp Danny Masterson has joined the cast of New Line Cinema's romance "Town and Country," which begins shooting toward the end of this month.
United News & Media has signaled that it will close down First Independent Films, the U.K. theatrical and video distrib, by the end of this year, unless it can find a buyer within the next fortnight.
"Chicago" is proving that it's not a static city. The tuner, currently on Broadway at the Shubert Theater, is readying for a slew of intercontinental bows.