Canadian producer Filmline Intl. has come on board the TV drama series "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," transforming the project from a British-American co-venture into a Canadian-British…
NEW YORK -- For the past two decades, Tele-Communications Inc. has towered over the cable industry like a colossus, taking its cue from John Malone, the powerful TCI chairman.
Actress Shelley Winters will receive the Hollywood Film Festival's lifetime achievement award at the fest's second annual awards dinner, to be held Aug. 10 at the Beverly Hilton.
One of the largest film rights brokers in Europe, Spaniard Enrique Cerezo, is eyeballing further product deals with U.S. majors.
They loved him in Baltimore, Seattle, Cleveland and Salt Lake City. They took notice in L.A. and San Francisco, but afternoon channel-surfers in Gotham and Chi were less enthusiastic about the…
Universal TV and Atlas Entertainment are pitching the USA Network on a series version of the Bruce Willis/Brad Pitt sci-fi thriller "12 Monkeys."
Seagram has tapped Doug Morris as chairman/CEO of the world's largest music company, which will be named Universal Music Group.
Hearst Magazines Intl. has acquired a 25% interest in Turkish media company Bir Numara Yayincilik A.S. -- a company valued at approximately $65 million.
WABC is getting ready for life after Bill Beutel. The veteran anchor hasn't announced any plans to retire from the news biz -- or even reduce his role as the lead 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor for the…
NBC has won the June 15-21 week with its lowest rating ever in a week not disrupted by political conventions, the Olympics or the July 4 holiday.