Universal has paid mid- against high-six figures for the pitch "Karaoke Knight," a comedy set up as a starring vehicle for Ben Stiller.
The unprecedented mass resignation of the European Commission on Tuesday has sparked hopes that a long-overdue overhaul of the E.U. executive's procedures for dealing with industries -- including…
Rocker Rob Zombie has inked with Endeavor with an eye toward getting into filmmaking. The 33-year-old Zombie, whose portfolio includes a record label, book publishing and musicvideo director credits…
Total advertising revenues for basic cable networks in 1998 grew 15.9% to $6.7 billion, according to the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau.
A Hamburg court has ruled against telephone and cable company Deutsche Telekom (DT), which wished to launch a pricing plan for its online service T-Online that would allow it take advantage of its…
Robert and Gregory Laemmle, mainstays of the specialized exhibition arena, will receive the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival's Indie Supporter Award at closing night ceremonies April 20.
Rich Vokulich, senior VP of business affairs for Fox Broadcasting, has been tapped executive VP and top business lieutenant at Fox Television Studios.
MGM has picked up the comedy spec "The Nefarious Phil Guthrie: Killer of Men," written by David Benullo and David Goldstein.
The raucous "Jerry Springer Show" was the poll winner among a dozen local schoolkids who took part in a daylong conference on children's programming, "Through the Eyes of Children," sponsored by the…
In a united effort to combat pirated movies, Hong Kong's cinemas will go dark today to protest the growing trade in illegal copies of firstrun films.
Heating up the battle for digital TV rights in Spain, Spanish satcaster Via Digital has inked a five-year deal with Universal Studios for nonexclusive firstrun, pay-per-view TV rights to all U pics…