A spinoff channel from Turner cabler TBS is in the works. Turner execs are expected to unveil plans for the new channel today at a news conference in Atlanta.
News that Rupert Murdoch's satcaster British Sky Broadcasting and Gallic pay TV giant Canal Plus have had talks about a possible merger has been greeted with skepticism in Europe about the prospect…
Brittany Murphy has signed to play Janis Joplin in "Piece of My Heart," Lakeshore and Paramount's long-gestating biopic on the raspy-voiced blues singer.
Although this year's installment of the Monte Carlo TV market draws to a close today, reports of its pending demise look premature.
NBC News execs have OK'd broadcasting the first TV interview with Juanita Broaddrick, the woman who says Bill Clinton sexually assaulted her 21 years ago.
Universal Pictures, looking to solidify its staff, has reupped president of production Stacey Snider to a new three-year deal.
Owen Wilson, who is making a name for himself as both a writer and actor, will next go the thesp route and join Jackie Chan in "Shanghai Noon," a Western with comic overtones to be directed by Tom…
Upstart film producer Alexander Jovy is planning to make a $3.5 million feature on the back of his success with the Oscar-nominated short "Holiday Romance."
Denise Gurin, Regal Cinemas' senior vice president and head film buyer, will receive the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens humanitarian award for 1999.
Touchstone Pictures has optioned Chuck Hogan’s prison-based novel “Northeast Kingdom” for producers Barry Sonnenfeld and Barry Josephson and attached scripter Laith Zawawi to adapt. Pic is about a…