Henninger Prods., an active supplier of nonfiction programming to cable networks, has more than tripled its production budget, jumping from about $1 million this year to $3.5 million in 1999.
Discovery Communications will invest up to $350 million to create Discovery Health Media, which will launch a new cable net devoted to health and medical programming, Discovery announced Thursday.
Alliance Atlantis has pulled the plug on its Pax TV drama series "Little Men" after 13 segs.
The DBS industry's explosive growth may be eroding cablers' market share, but the MSOs are still adding subscribers and remain the dominant player in pay TV, an FCC report concluded Thursday.
The cable industry received a clean bill of financial health Tuesday from Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co. in a comprehensive report that contends the "industry really does have a new look compared to…
Gretchen Mol, last seen in the John Dahl-directed "Rounders" and Woody Allen-helmed "Celebrity," is near a deal to star opposite Joseph Fiennes in "Forever Mine," an indie written and directed by…
The Nortel Palm Springs Film Festival's 1999 lineup comprises 160 films from 44 countries.
German publisher Axel Springer Verlag has purchased a majority stake in Schwartzkopff TV Productions, Germany's leading producer of daily talkshows.
NBC has ordered six hourlong episodes of a remake of 1950s series "You Asked for It" from Nash Entertainment and NBC Studios for midseason.
When, if ever, have opening day grosses in France, Belgium and Singapore mattered to anyone but distribs and exhibs in those distinguished nations?
Alec Baldwin's recent televised rant against House Judiciary Chairman Henry Hyde, R-Ill., has angered members of Congress, and they are calling MPAA prexy Jack Valenti to complain.