Premium cabler Showtime on Monday announced a slate of 13 original films featuring talent such as Gillian Anderson, Anthony LaPaglia, Laura Linney, William Hurt, Miranda Richardson, Jane Seymour and…
Japan's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications will push the country's cable TV companies to switch to a digital format by 2005 and will offer financial incentives to facilitate the change.
Bridget Johnson is ankling as president of production at New Regency Films, and will segue into a three-year, first-look production deal with the company.
Amanda Peete ("She's the One," "One Fine Day") has been cast as the femme lead in the upcoming WB Network sitcom "Jack & Jill."
With the May sweeps set to wrap Wednesday night, WNYW and WPIX are locked in a down-to-the-wire battle for first place in the 10 p.m. news race, while WNBC -- despite showing year-to-year declines in…
Matthews Studio Group on Monday said it has inked a long-term outsourcing agreement with Raleigh Studios to become the production facility's exclusive provider of filmmaking equipment.
Galaxy Latin America (GLA), the DirecTV service provider in Latin America, has agreed to purchase 100% of Galaxy Brasil, the exclusive distributor of DirecTV in Brazil, from Brazilian operator TVA.
Citing the "current climate" of sensitivity regarding school violence, the WB has decided to delay until late this summer the season finale of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," which was to air tonight.
While civil rights lawyers suggested that the U.S. Supreme Court's "ride-along" decision Monday will put an end to such shows as "Cops," execs from news-gathering operations doubted their methods…
VH1 has hired Ann Sarnoff for the newly created position of executive VP of business strategy and program enterprises.
As part of his effort to respond to the political backlash against Hollywood now under way in Washington, Motion Picture Assn. of America president Jack Valenti huddled with top studio execs Monday…