FRANCE Canal+ nixes Rock report Canal Plus on Wednesday denied a report by French daily La Tribune that the Gallic giant had reached an accord with Time Warner to buy its Castle Rock division. La…
Is "Jerry Springer" in a league of his own? Not quite, but Universal TV's syndie talkshow is hot enough ratings-wise to tie with "Rosie O'Donnell" and score a record-high national Nielsen household…
Signaling a significant push into the Latin music marketplace, Universal Latin America has inked a joint- venture pact with top record producer Gustavo Santoalalla to launch Surco Records. The pact…
Twentieth Century Fox has acquired a romantic comedy pitch tentatively titled "New Year's Eve" by Andrea Davis and Jeff Rothberg for Chris Columbus' 1492 Pictures.
Miramax Film's drama about corruption and cover-ups in the New York police force, "Cop Land," has replaced New Line's thriller "Dark Empire," directed by Alex Proyas, in the Midnight lineup of the…
Less than a year after its launch, the MGM Gold movie network has changed direction and decided to expand its offerings beyond the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists film library.
Dennis O'Connor has been named VP of domestic marketing and distribution for First Look Pictures.
The Big Three networks saw modest revenue gains in the second quarter, with bright spots reserved only in the ayem and late-night dayparts.
Continental Cablevision founder and CEO Amos Hostetter on Wednesday quit the cable operator, now known as MediaOne, after a disagreement with the cabler's new owner US West Media Group concerning the…
Fox Broadcasting Co. will make a clean sweep of the top 100 TV markets when its new affiliate in Vermont signs on the air Aug. 31 with a telecast of Fox's first regular-season NFL game.
Caroline Andoscia, former prexy of Lynda Obst Prods., has joined the nascent Barry Josephson/Barry Sonnenfeld production team at Disney, the studio announced Wednesday.