Polygram Filmed Entertainment is changing its name to Universal Pictures Intl., the latest step in integrating PFE into U's operations.
Comcast's best hope for beating AT&T's $62 billion bid for MediaOne, a fight that looks tougher to win every day, may lie in Washington, where reaction to the deal has been distinctly unenthusiastic.
The British government is setting up a task force to investigate ways to boost international sales of U.K. television programs.
Gary Oldman has been cast as Pontius Pilate in the upcoming CBS miniseries "Jesus."
The third annual City of Lights, City of Angels premieres tonight at the Directors Guild, with Bertrand Tavernier's "Ca Commence Aujourd'hui" ("It Starts Today"), a Berlin Festival selection.
South African pay television company Multichoice is closing one of its three broadcasting stations in Nigeria because of economic pressures brought about largely by piracy.
Katzenberg vs. Disney, the trial the pundits said would never happen, started Monday with opening statements from Jeffrey Katzenberg's attorney Bert Fields and Disney general counsel Louis Meisinger.
CME filed a claim Monday in Paris for $23 million plus damages against ousted Nova TV general manager Vladimir Zelezny. The claim covers the return of money paid to Zelezny for his shares (amounting…
Danny Glover and Angela Bassett will co-star in the film version of Athol Fugard's play "Boesman and Lena," which will go before the cameras in Capetown, South Africa, on May 10.
William Kartozian will step down at the end of the year as president of the National Assn. of Theatre Owners, a position he has held for the past 11 years.