In what could be the most expensive miniseries ever launched for broadcast TV, NBC Studios and Hallmark Entertainment are planning a massive 12-hour epic called "The Bible," with Richard Attenborough…
Ed Grimley, talkshow host? Actor/comedian Martin Short is said to be in talks with King World Prods. to develop a syndie talkshow, possibly for latenight. Reps for Short and King World would not…
Not much -- that's how Jerry Springer predicts his show will change under the new non-violence mandate imposed on his racy talker by his studio bosses at Barry Diller's Studios USA.
Gustavo Yankelevich has been named general manager of top Argentine broadcaster Telefe, following the departure of Pablo Galli to head up No.3 station Libertad last month.
Under more pressure than ever to increase NFL ad prices by 20%, the networks are trying a variety of new sales tactics, but media buyers believe they'll be able hold price hikes to single digits.
In a clear attempt to put the network into the event telepic and miniseries game under recently named exec VP for movies and miniseries Susan Lyne, ABC has lined up several star-studded projects…
Screenzone Media Networks, a company formed in 1997, has unveiled a videowall entertainment center -- dubbed "Screenzone" -- displaying the latest movie trailers, which the company will begin…
Craig Anderson Prods. has acquired the rights to Horton Foote's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "The Young Man From Atlanta" and will produce a two-hour telepic for the Eye web.
Daniel Massey, Oscar-nominated actor who scored his biggest successes on the London and Broadway stages and who was a member of a distinguished theatrical family, died March 25 in a London hospital…
THE FOOD IS FELICITOUS, the parties clangorous, and the weather usually beneficent. On the surface, the Cannes Film Festival, which starts this week, falls into the category of “What’s not to like?”…
Variety is the spice of life, but perhaps not always quite as much as it was last week in Belgrad, when it appeared that local hero Emir Kusturica had been awarded a coveted festival prize a full…