After months of negotiations, moribund Australian feevee operator Cable & Wireless Optus has at last made progress in its quest to reduce its hefty programming expenses, talking its movie suppliers…
Conservatives and liberals joined forces on the House floor Wednesday to strike down a proposal that would have eliminated First Amendment protection for extremely violent or sexual material…
Wily Mel Karmazin is playing the 'Net again, commanding a 30% stake in ThirdAge Media for his CBS Corp. in exchange for $54 million in advertising, promotion and other non-cash considerations.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Sarah Wilby has been upped to senior VP of international publicity at Miramax Intl., it was announced Wednesday. She will report to Rick Sands, chairman of worldwide distribution, and to Steve Klain…
Oh, hail Mary! -- roar the Emmy faithful twice. Mary Tyler Moore wears two Emmy crowns: her self-titled series is the all-time champ among primetime programs with 29 awards, and Moore is tied with…
After taking home multiple awards from the television and motion picture academies, Avid executives will make room in their trophy case for Banff's Intl. Image Outstanding Achievement Award for…
United International Pictures has picked up French theatrical rights to Guila Braoude's debut pic "Full Time Job" from Studio Canal Plus.
Director Giuseppe Piccioni's intimate drama "Not of This World" and Giuseppe Tornatore's existential epic "The Legend of the Pianist on the Ocean" took home the lion's share of prizes Wednesday at…
AT&T says an Oregon judge's ruling could put its plans to build a high-speed Internet network in jeopardy and has asked a federal court to put the telco's appeal on a fast-track schedule.
Television ghettoizes actors. Studio movie leads represent the pinnacle of fame and fortune. The New York theater is a vehicle for respectability but largely discriminates against Hollywood…
Lindsay Wagner had bionic powers but even she would've been hard pressed to predict an Emmy for best actress in a drama series in 1977.