NBC remained ahead of the evening news pack during the first three months of 1999, snagging a Nielsen victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 for the 10th consecutive quarter.
The manner in which minorities are portrayed on TV will be addressed at an April 12 gathering of the Hollywood Radio & TV Society at the Regent Beverly Wilshire.
Here's the pitch. Two steelworking brothers establish a tap troupe to dance numbers inspired by the industrial sounds of their youth. Sound familiar? Fox Searchlight thinks so and has been greenlit…
Maritime researcher Paul Tidwell and his company Cape Verde Explorations are producing a large-format film about their salvage operation of I-52, a sunken WWII Japanese submarine laden with 2 tons of…
After 10 years of writing, Thomas Harris has turned in "Hannibal," his novel sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs," which was turned into the 1990 film that won five Oscars.
Noah Emmerich ("The Truman Show") has been cast in UPN's Jon Favreau pilot, and Loretta Devine ("Waiting to Exhale") has been cast in the netlet's "Moesha" spinoff "Mo'Nique."
Just a week after netting a record profit -- roughly $25 million -- from the Oscar telecast, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is donating $250,000 to 21 college and community film…
Here's more news Hollywood studios don't want to hear: Overall domestic ad spending for motion pictures rose 8.9% last year to $2 billion, according to a study released Tuesday.
Warner Bros. is in final talks to pick up the espionage thriller "The Catcher Was a Spy" as a vehicle for George Clooney to star, with Clooney, Robert Lawrence and Andrew Lazar producing.
A deal has been inked for helmer James Lapine to mount his new play, "Who's On Top," Off Broadway at Playwrights Horizons.
Radio advertising revenues soared 18% in February, prompting Radio Advertising Bureau head Gary Fries to call the four-week period "as good a month as radio has ever had."