Comedian Mitch Hedberg has inked an exclusive talent deal with 20th Century Fox TV, which is expected to develop a half-hour sitcom with him for Fox Broadcasting Co. The fledgling Fox TV Studios also…
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch plans to acquire a majority stake in German weblet TM3 and turn it into a Fox Kids channel, according to German weekly Focus.
CBS Radio executive Joel Hallander has been tapped prexy and CEO of Westwood One Inc., the country's largest radio network, moving into the slot previously held by CBS Corp. prexy and chief operating…
Winning Emmys may be more than a matter of pride for HBO programming exec Chris Albrecht, head of the pay cabler's original programming division.
UPN has wrapped up what started out to be a disastrous premiere week with satisfactory Thursday and Friday launches.
The International Film Financing Conference has set Jan. 14-17 for its sixth edition. The venue will be Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and KQED Studios, San Francisco.
After manning the bridge on the foreign release of the record-breaking "Titanic," 20th Century Fox Intl. executive vice president Julian Levin is being rewarded with the Distributor of the Year award…
Scribes Brandon Camp and Mike Thompson have hit seven-figure paydirt again with Steve Reuther's Bel Air Entertainment and Warner Bros. on a pitch called "Jackson."
Hoping to stop the sale and production of a portable Walkman-like device that plays music downloaded from the Internet, the Recording Industry Assn. of America has filed a federal court lawsuit…
Twenty-six nonfiction films have been nominated for five International Documentary Association awards, which will be presented Oct. 30 at the Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Rey.