Shaw Communications may realize some of the profits from its investments in two California-based high-tech companies.
Rupert Murdoch's Italian ambitions suffered a major blow on Thursday when Italy's National Soccer Assn. rejected the mogul's unofficial $2.5 billion offer to secure pay TV rights for all first-and…
Hot off the critically acclaimed "Elizabeth," Indian director Shekhar Kapur has made a deal with Warner Bros. and Bel Air Entertainment to make "Steinbeck's Point of View" his next directing…
Wallace Langham ("The Larry Sanders Show," "Veronica's Closet") and Scott Menville ("The Wonder Years") have been tapped to star in Castle Rock's upcoming animated series for the WB, "The…
Lawyers on Friday gave final arguments in Dustin Hoffman's lawsuit against Los Angeles magazine over its unauthorized use of his image, taken from a poster for the movie "Tootsie."
UCLA's Film and Television Archive will screen two films, the Academy Award-nominated "Colors Straight Up" as well as "John Henrik Clarke: A Great and Mighty Walk," as part of the school's…
Paramount and MTV Films' high school football comedy "Varsity Blues" broke through a crowded field to lead the league with a projected $14.3 million for the first three days of the four-day Martin…
Oscar dark horse "Shakespeare in Love" will vie for a Golden Bear in competition at the Berlin Intl. Film Fest running Feb. 10-21, distrib UIP confirmed.
For the 22nd consecutive year, Michael B. Seligman will be associate producer for the Academy Awards telecast. Seligman’s credits as a supervising producer include “Christopher Reeve: A Celebration…
NBC's hot-starting "Providence" has lost more than one-fourth of its 18-49 audience in its second try Jan. 15, but the family drama, starring Melina Kanakaredes, still dominated its slot and…
Final filming on the CBS miniseries "Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke," starring Lauren Bacall, has begun in Honolulu. Bacall plays the billionaire tobacco heiress.