Amazon.com, frequently cited as one of the biggest commercial success stories on the Internet, was closed by unspecified technical problems Wednesday. Attempts to reach the popular Web site were…
More hard news and documentary programming are the foundations of a new programming lineup announced Wednesday by CNN.
Joseph Fiennes, younger brother of Ralph, is set to star opposite Gwyneth Paltrow in Miramax Films' latest romantic blockbuster, "Shakespeare in Love." The long-developing pic will start shooting…
Like it or not, Mr. and Mrs. America, here comes digital TV. That's the opening trumpet volley for this year's winter Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, arguably the largest helping of…
Sales and production company Nu-Image is inching towards assuming total control of Millennium Films, its joint production and distribution venture with Eli Samaha's Phoenician Films.
HIGH POINTS: The force was with Fox in early 1997, as the studio flew at warp speed into the year with the re-release of "Star Wars" in January.
Pubcaster NHK saved its best for last when its Dec. 31 yearly singing contest "Kohaku" captured the title of the top rated TV show of 1997 in Japan, according to data released Tuesday by Video…
In a surprise move that leaves Fine Line Features in the lurch, exec VP Jonathan Weisgal has stepped down to help create and become a partner in a Gotham-based low-budget feature division for Jersey…
Up-and-comers Matthew Lillard ("Scream"), Freddie Prinze Jr. ("I Know What You Did Last Summer"), Saffron Burrows ("Circle of Friends") and Elise Neal ("Scream 2") have enlisted to star in "Wing…
NBC has extended the contract of "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno to 2003. The move, announced Tuesday by NBC brass, was far from a surprise, as the Leno-led talker has been No. 1 in the latenight…
Two former Televisa execs are close to allying with rival broadcaster TV Azteca to aid the latter's international expansion efforts.